Edinburgh International Science Festival
6 to 17 April 2001
There will be a number of items of astronomical interest in
the Festival this year. A full programme may be obtained free
at the public libraries, the Assembly Rooms and other
outlets. Or visit the Science Festival Website at
Dr R Lambourne; Sunday 8 April, 2pm to 3pm, Royal Museum.
The Latest on the Search for Extraterrestrial
Dr B Jones; 8 April, 4pm to 5pm, Royal Museum.
The Northern Lights : Illuminating Near-Earth
Dr S Milan; Tuesday 10 April, 7pm to 8:30pm, Fruitmarket Gallery.
The Magnetic Sun
Dr L Fletcher; Wednesday 11 April, 7pm to 8:30pm, Fruitmarket
Is There Anybody Out There?
Prof. A Sargent; 11 April, 8pm 9pm, George Square Theatre.
Free by ticket only.
Dr I Mann; Thursday 12 April, 7pm to 8:30 pm, Fruitmarket Gallery.
A Window on the World
Dr Mary Cleave (NASA); Friday 13 April, 7pm to 8:15pm, George
Square Theatre. Free by ticket only.
Unfolding Our Universe
Iain Nicolson; Saturday 14 April, 8pm to 9pm, Royal Museum.
Big and Beautiful (The Hubble pictures)
Prof. D Kurtz, Sunday 15 April, 8pm to 9pm, Royal Museum.
Three Roads to Quantum Gravity
Prof. L Smolin; Tue 17 April, 6:30pm to 7:30pm, Theatre B
David Hume Tower.
Royal Observatory Open Days
13 April, 6pm to 9pm; 14 April, 2pm to 6pm. ROE Visitors' Centre.