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Popular Science Talk Series METEORITE by Mr. Vincent WONG




Popular Science Talk Series

METEORITEby Mr. Vincent WONG

 

"An asteroid strike is considered to be the biggest threat to our planet." – Stephen Hawking

 

Studying meteorites helps us understand the origin and formation of our own Solar System. How past meteorite strikes have shaped our planet's behavior, the formation of the moon and the Earth's inclined axis, resulting to tidal movement and seasons? How past meteorite strikes have affected the evolution of life on Earth, including the mass extinctions and the rise of mammals? How can we get better prepared for future impacts? Charged by the gram, meteorite is also a very valuable collectible, making "meteorite hunting" quite a lucrative hobby. Join this talk to learn more about the beauty of meteorites.

 

About the Speaker

Mr. Vincent WONG

        Graduated from HKU in physical Geography 1971

        MD Jardine Transport Services Group 1971-2000

        MD Kerry Logistics Group 2000-2009

        Fellow Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics

        Fellow Chartered Institute of Shipbrokers

        Lecturing Logistics as Adjunct Associate Professor at CUHK and Professor of Practice at PolyU.

        Visited over 100 countries including Antarctica, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Madagascar, Namibia, Botswana, Ethiopia, Iceland, Mexico, Galapagos, Mauritius, Easter Island, Chile, Ecuador, Canary Island, Azores Island plus many places in China such as Inner Mongolia and Qinghai. Acted as organiser and tour leader in many trips.

        Give talks regularly to members of the HK Geological Society and HK Mineralogy Society.

 

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Please complete and submit the form below on or before 12 September 2022:

 

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Terms and Notes

Please note that payment is non-refundable. We will charge you only if we have reserved seat(s) for you. You will NOT be charged when the event is full. We will advise whether you get your seat(s) in due course.

 

You may visit our website before you enroll as we update the number of seats regularly. Please note that we will not be responsible for any delay in information.

 

If you have not yet registered as a HKUAA Member, please do so through our website. It is FREE for all HKU alumni, HKU students, HKU staff and Members of HKU Foundation.

 

During the event, please follow all the rules and instructions made by HKUAA or the service provider. HKUAA will not be liable for any damage, injury or serious consequence that may be caused.

 

HKUAA reserves all rights to make the ultimate decision on all related issues.

 

For enquiries, please contact Mr. Thomas LEUNG at thomas.leung@hkuaa.hk or on 2522 6113.


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