Physics Film Night – 18/10/2016

Date: Tuesday, 18 October 2016          Book your place here.
Film: Contact (1997)
Stars: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey
IMDB: 7.4/10; Awards: 15 wins & 27 nominations
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Details: 2h 30min, PG
Where: The Ritz Cinema & Theatre, 143-147 High Street, Lincoln, LN5 7PJ
Time:  Doors open 19:00 / Film starts 19:30

A fascinating film about the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI).

Recent scientific report from SETI about mysterious signal spikes emitting from a star in the constellation Hercules—95 light years away from Earth brings this 1997 science fiction classic back to the front stage.

Before the film there will be a few words by Professor Andrei Zvelindovsky, Head of School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln and a short introduction to the Lincoln Astronomical Society by Dave Castledine.

Tickets: The event is open to everybody, IOP membership is not needed. Attendance is free, but registration is required, as places are limited. Your confirmation email serves as a ticket.

Book your place here.