10-03-2020 Terry Wallace — Gold: A Journey from the Big Bang to the Amazon

Gold is one of the most fascinating of the 4,500 mineral species on Earth and no mineral (or metal) evokes more emotion, but gold also has an incredible scientific story: a gold nugget is made of material that was not born in our planet or even our solar system.

In this talk, world-renowned geophysicist Dr Terry Wallace will discuss how the metal was created, how it came to be found on Earth, and the spell it has cast over humankind. More details to follow.