The Open University have produce a brand new free course exploring our Galaxy's population of planets, and some of their many great surprises. Introduction to explanets » From the website: What are the planets outside our Solar System like? Could [...]
Over 100 people again and a very interesting talk from Dr Alexander Mackinnon on CTR Wilson and cosmic rays, describing how this branch of high-energy astrophysics can be traced back to the Scottish highlands.
A free new exhibition in the Nelson Monument on Calton Hill aims to establish Charles Piazzi Smyth's place in Edinburgh's history, part of a year-long series of events to celebrate his 200th anniversary.
Here's an interesting article from our newest member, Fedra Antoniadou, currently studying physics at the University of Edinburgh. Fedra talks about how there really is an appetite for astronomy in our children.