Course Date: Thu 3 May 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDo you know a bit about cosmology and want to know more? There are intriguing results from the Planck Mission. Many people and some theorists want to know what happened before the Big Bang. Do we need Multi-Verses, Parallel Universes, Branes, Superstrings?
What news from CERN? A chance to delve more deeply into this fascinating subject.Full fee: £89.00Senior fee: £89.00Concession: £39.00
Course Date: Sun 6 May 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetA leisurely walk through back garden astronomy. Learn how to find your way around the constellations, whether to buy a telescope, how to find planets and look safely at the sun. Find out why astronomy is good for you.Full fee: £49.00Senior fee: £39.00Concession: £25.00
Course Date: Sun 10 Jun 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIf you have already enjoyed a gentle introduction to astronomy, here is the next step: what to look for and how to do and find out more. De-mystify some of the specialist software, equipment and terminology of the subject.Full fee: £49.00Senior fee: £39.00Concession: £25.00
Astronomy in focus: 4 talks and discussion on life in the universe from stardust to the Drake EquationCourse Date: Sat 23 Jun 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetCan there be other forms of life in the universe? Four experts offer short introductions to very different ways of answering that question. This will be followed by questions and answers and discussion with the panel.
Raman Prinja - We are stardust: covering the origins and distribution of life-giving chemical elements in the universe.
Roger O’Brien - Earth-like exoplanets: focussing on their discovery.
Ramila Topalovic - Biosignatures: remote sensing life on exoplanets.
Francisco Diego - the Drake equation: the astronomy, biology and sociology of extra-terrestrial life.Full fee: £29.00Senior fee: £29.00Concession: £29.00