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The Rhythms of Earth and Life through Time

Held on the 23rd Jun 2019

at 1:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-06-23 13:30:00 ---------- --:--:-- Australia/Sydney The Rhythms of Earth and Life through Time

Presented by

Professor Ross Large AO


Professor Large challenges the Darwinian concept that evolution is a random process. He will outline recent research on the trace element composition of sedimentary pyrite that demonstrates that the chemistry of the oceans and atmosphere has varied significantly through geologic time in a rhythmic fashion, which has greatly influenced the course of evolution on Earth.

About the Presenter

Ross Large is an Emeritus Distinguished Professor at the University of Tasmania. He gained his BSc (Hons) from UTAS, PhD from University of New England, and an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from the University of Lulea, Sweden. He is internationally recognized for his research on the genesis of ore deposits and relationships to Earth evolution.

Admission: $6 General Public, $4 Students, QVMAG Friends and members of Launceston Historical Society.
Free for members of The Royal Society of Tasmania

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