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Pukemokemoke and Royal Society Lecture

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Saturday 18th May

Friends of Pukemokemoke working bee

 1pm -5pm.
We have ordered a lot of trees and need as many as possible to help with planting, and filling in the gaps where trees have died....... bring a raincoat(!), a spade and afternoon tea!  I have several sickles for clearing weeds and grass.

Alan Leadley

Ph: 07-8552919
Cell Ph: 0272249622
Email: mualleadley@xtra.co.nz

Wednesday 22nd May

Erupting Rocks and Dusts

The third talk of the Royal Society of New Zealand 10×10 Lecture series

Associate Professor Mark McGuinness
Victoria University of Wellington

Room S.G.01, S Block, Gate 8, University of Waikato
Entry through Gate 1 on Knighton Road or Gate 8 on Hillcrest Road

Book your free ticket now! http://www.eventbrite.co.nz/event/6183102827?ref=ebtnebregn 

Volcanoes provide endless fascination and sometimes awesome power and danger. Mathematics can be used to help understand how expanding gases break rock and cause hot rock and ash to erupt violently from earth to air in huge black clouds. Recent mathematical modelling has been inspired by laboratory observations of exploding rocks and dusts, and this lecture will explain the implications of this modelling for the homogeneity of ejected materials.

 The 10×10 series - ten speakers at ten locations in ten months. Come and listen to New Zealand mathematicians talking about their work and how they are helping to find solutions to today's problems. For more information on the series, visit our website http://www.royalsociety.org.nz/events/10-x-10-lecture-series/ 

For enquiries, contact 04 470 5770 or lectures@royalsociety.org.nz These lectures are free and open to the general public. However, to ensure a seat, please obtain a ticket at http://www.royalsociety.org.nz/events 



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