Sound and Light: ‘The World Machine’ at Lumiere Durham

Lighting up the whole of Durham City Centre later this week, Lumiere Durham is back in town. This festival of light, or artistic collaboration and of amazing sights and sounds has taken place every two years since 2009, and a wonderful, inventive, dynamic series of installations and shows have been included. Lumiere always includes a soundContinue reading “Sound and Light: ‘The World Machine’ at Lumiere Durham”

Richard Bower: Public Lecture – Comparative Cosmologies

Richard Bower’s public lecture from the last Ordered Universe workshop in Lincoln, from the Chapter House of the Cathedral is now available. All those that were there and want to revisit the lecture will now be able to, and for those who were not able to be there, this is a real treat. De luce, theContinue reading “Richard Bower: Public Lecture – Comparative Cosmologies”

Comparative Cosmologies: Robert Grosseteste and Modern Cosmology

Richard Bower’s public lecture during the Lincoln, Bishop Grosseteste University, workshop took place in the Chapter House, almost directly underneath a 19th century window of Grosseteste in reforming action. Having given the Grosseteste Day lecture in October 2013, this was a return Lincoln visit for Richard. His new lecture took the audience from the medieval universe,Continue reading “Comparative Cosmologies: Robert Grosseteste and Modern Cosmology”

Comparative Cosmologies: Robert Grosseteste and Modern Cosmology

Professor Richard Bower, stalwart of the Ordered Universe project, and a senior member of the Durham Institute of Computational Cosmology, will be delivering a public lecture in the Chapter House, Lincoln Cathedral, at 6.30 pm, on April 9th. Richard’s title: ‘Comparative Cosmologies: Robert Grosseteste and Modern Cosmology‘ reflects the on-going engagement of the Ordered Universe projectContinue reading “Comparative Cosmologies: Robert Grosseteste and Modern Cosmology”

Guest Blog on AHRC Science in Culture

The Ordered Universe has a guest blog on the AHRC Science in Culture website, on the Being Human Festival, with more reflection on the experience of presenting Grosseteste and his wonderful imagination in a public forum. The Being Human Festival is running again next year: a terrific initiative, and an exciting way to present theContinue reading “Guest Blog on AHRC Science in Culture”

Seminar Today in Durham: Richard Bower at the IAS

Richard Bower, one of the core research team members of the Ordered Universe project will be giving a lunchtime seminar today at the Durham University Institute of Advanced Study (1-2 pm in the Seminar Room) Richard is currently a Christopherson Knott Fellow at the Institute, and is exploring comparative cosmologies.

Ordered Universe Presents…

Ordered Universe presents the two, joint, public lectures from earlier this year at the Mahfouz Forum for Interdisciplinary Studies, Pembroke College, Oxford. After a lovely introduction from the Master, Dame Lynne Brindley, we gave two linked presentations. The first, involving Tom, Giles and Richard, ‘Forming the Body of the Cosmos: Robert Grosseteste’s ‘On Light’ focusedContinue reading “Ordered Universe Presents…”

A night to remember: THE Awards

We had a wonderful night at the THE Awards, a very exciting, glitzy event at the Grovesnor Hotel, with a fantastic number of shortlisted entrants in the 17 categories. So glitzy that the voiceover for the awards ceremony was provided by the man from X-Factor. The welcome speeches were made by the editor of theContinue reading “A night to remember: THE Awards”

Guardian Science – Article on Ordered Universe

As we wait for the Times Higher Education awards tonight, Michael Brooks has composed a lovely article on his experiences at the Ordered Universe Grosseteste Day during the Festival of Humanities, and of the work of the project, especially on the Rainbow.

THE Awards – tomorrow evening

Tomorrow is the last formal event from the Ordered Universe for 2014: and it has been a wonderful year. From the Durham workshop on the Rainbow, the sessions at the Medieval Congress in Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, to the International Grosseteste Society conference at Lincoln, the Mahfouz Forum for Interdisciplinarity on the Generation of Sounds,Continue reading “THE Awards – tomorrow evening”