Meetings List for 2020

All Lectures to be held at Idle & Thackley Conservative Club, Malt Shovel Yard, Idle, BD10 8QB at 7.30pm

6th Jan               AGM followed by video
20th Jan             ‘Orion, The Nebula’ Gee Singh BAS
3rd Feb              ‘The Legacy of Apollo, From Fruit Flies to ISS’ Nick Howes Director of Aerolite Meteorites and Science Writer
17th Feb             Things that Go Bang ln The Night’ Dr Julian Onions Nottingham University
2nd March         ‘Vikings at Barsoom Part2, The Search for Life on Mars’ Paul Money
16th March        ‘Milestones in Space Exploration’ Philip Barker BAS
30th March        ‘Herschel’s Planet Mike Foulkes Bedford AS
20th April           ‘How Astronomy led to Cosmology’ John Waterhouse BAS
4th May              ‘From Pendulum to Dark Matter’ Paul Fellows Cambridge AS
18th May            ‘GravitationalWaves’ Dr Sue Bowler Leeds University
1st June              ‘My Favourite Dishes’ Rod Hine BAS                                                                                                                                                                                                                              15th June           ‘Gravitational Microlensing Surveys and The Search for Exoplanets’  David Specht Manchester University
29th June           ‘Observing Earth Orbiting Satellites’ Andy Batters BAS
13th July             ‘ Remote Telescopes for Public Edcation’ Pete Williamson Astronomer and Broadcaster
27th July             ‘ Modesty, Comets and Catalogues: The Quiet Life of Caroline Herschel’ Dr Emily Winterburn Leeds University
10th August       ‘The Return of the LHC: lt’s Time to Break Physics’ Dr Pete Edwards Durham University
24th August       ‘Here Come The Martians’ Dr Martin Braddock Mansfield AS
7th Sept              ‘My Favourite Astronomy Photographs’ Mary McIntyre
21st Sept            ‘The lmpossible Question: John Harrison and The Longitude Problem’ David Leyshon Leeds AS
5th Oct               ‘Herschel’s Planet’ Mike Foulkes Bedford AS
19th Oct             ‘Title TBC’ Mark Wrigley lnstitute of Physics
2nd Nov             Cosmology Group session
16th Nov            ‘Title TBC’ Andy Lound
30th Nov            ‘Population lll and Other Big Stars’ John Oldfield BAS
14th Dec            Christmas Dinner
21st Dec            Christmas Quiz and Raffle

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