20-26 August 2017, Kaarina, Finland – The Deep History of the Universe, the Earth and the Biosphere

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The Deep History of the Universe, the Earth and the Biosphere
Summer Camp, Kaarina, Finland, 20-26.8.2017

The course “The deep history of the Universe, the Earth and the biosphere” will take place from 20 to 26 August 2017 at the Tuorla observatory and hostel, in the vicinity of Turku, Finland. It aims to help the students to integrate the views of different disciplines to a complex multidisciplinary history of the Universe and the Earth. Participants will have the possibility to actively participate in the discussions during the lectures, and also during the evening program at the camp fires where we will further discuss the topics of the days.

The Turku University, the TimeTrek association, and the European Astrobiology Campus will function as co-organisers of the course.

Subjects covered by the lectures:
• The Big Bang and the origin of the Time and Universe
• Cosmic evolution
• Young Earth
• The Origin of Life
• Geological processes
• Early world of microbes
• Arrival of multicellular life
• Rise of the complex life forms
• Connection of the geosphere, biosphere, atmosphere and climate

visit the course page: http://timetrek2017.utu.fi