Royal Society Public Lecture

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 2019-09-18
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Event Price
Free

Event Contact Details
No reservation necessary - For clarity call Dr Carolyn McGibbon 0795294887

Location
SAAO Auditorium
SA Astronomical Observatory, Observatory Road, Obsevatory
Cape Town
Western Cape


Description

Prolific Cape Town author Mike Bruton has written a sequel to one of South Africa’s top scientific stories: the discovery of the first coelacanth. At the lecture he will launch his latest book: Curator and Crusader: The Life and Work of Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer, telling the life story of the woman who rescued the coalacanth for science.