A History of Women in Astronomy, Part 1

Online

Talk by Mary McIntyre Throughout history astronomy has been very male dominated. Caroline Herschel is often listed as the first female astronomer, but there were countless women working in astronomy [...]

Echo-mapping of supermassive black holes

Augustine United Church 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh

Talk by Dr Juan Hernández Santisteban from the University of St Andrews. We will also have the Sky in November. In person in Edinburgh or live on our YouTube channel [...]

Free

The Search for Life (by someone who’s done it)

Augustine United Church 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh

Talk by Richard Shaw. We will also have the Sky in December. In person in Edinburgh and online. The search for life on other worlds has revealed nothing so far. [...]

Free

Exploring the dark Universe with the Euclid space telescope

Augustine United Church 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh

Talk by Dr Alex Hall The expansion of the Universe is accelerating, and we do not understand why. To 'explain' this acceleration, cosmologists have theorised the existence of a substance [...]