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Global Catastrophes: A Punterís Guide

When can we expect the next cataclysmic global geophysical event? Join Professor Bill McGuire for a chilling exploration of truth behind the Hollywood disaster movies and how recent research has improved our understanding of the dangers we face.


When can we expect the next cataclysmic global geophysical event? What is it likely to be? Where will it strike? Most importantly, can we prevent it, or at the very least manage its worst effects? Discover the facts at the Natural History Museum’s Annual Science Lecture. Join guest speaker Professor Bill McGuire, volcanologist and Director of the Benfield Hazard Research Centre at University College London, for a chilling exploration of the threats we face and the odds on when they will happen. Find out the truth behind the Hollywood disaster movies and how recent research has improved our understanding of the dangers we face.


Speaker(s):

Professor Bil McGuire | talks

 

Date and Time:

14 November 2005 at 7:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

The Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 5BD
+44 20 79 42 58 81
http://www.nhm.ac.uk

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Tickets:

Adults £11, concessions and Members £9, students £5

Available from:

Call 020 7942 5555 (Monday-Friday, 10.00-16.00) or visit www.nhm.ac.uk/ask

Additional Information:

Nearest tube: South Kensington

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