Meeting report

15 March 2024 Meeting Report

2024-03-27T11:41:12+00:0018 March 2024|

Steve Tonkin gave us a very entertaining - if doom-laden talk - about how the Universe is trying to get us: "Ten ways the Universe tries to kill you".

19 January 2024 Meeting Report

2024-02-15T12:36:15+00:0020 January 2024|

We had a really interesting talk from Dr James Dire, live from Texas, on The History of Innovations in Telescopes. Useful to hear where all the designs, styles and brands that we now know so well actually come from.

5 January 2024 Meeting Report

2024-01-20T12:32:54+00:006 January 2024|

We had a really interesting talk from Dr Alex Hall from the ROE about the Euclid Space telescope. We also announced the winner of the IOTY 2023 competition.

15 December 2023 Meeting Report

2024-01-06T10:36:01+00:0016 December 2023|

Great to hear from Steven Flanders direct from Palomar that there is still such a lot of great science going on there, including with the iconic 200-inch Hale telescope. A really interesting talk which you can watch on our YouTube channel.

1 December 2023 Meeting Report

2023-12-16T16:24:32+00:002 December 2023|

A very interesting and alternative talk by Richard Lewis about the life in the Universe, observed from a microbiologist's point of view. Alan Pickup also gave a very comprehensive rundown [...]

17 November 2023 Meeting report

2023-12-02T12:34:03+00:0018 November 2023|

Thanks to Mary Mcintyre for stepping in at short notice. Fascinating and practical in equal measure, Mary’s talk was a wonderful insight into the natural world and our Universe.

20 October 2023 Meeting Report

2023-10-31T14:42:53+00:0021 October 2023|

We had an excellent talk from Mary McIntyre on the History of Women in Astronomy - Part 1. You can see the talk in the attached video and Part 2 will be on 16 February 2024.

Meeting Report 6 October 2023

2023-10-21T10:44:54+01:007 October 2023|

A really fascinating talk by Dr Richard J Goodrich: Fear and Loathing in the Heavens: The 1910 Return of Halley’s Comet, plus the Sky in October and the results of the Image of the Quarter Competition

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