Meetings List for 2018

All Lectures to be held at Eccleshill Library, Bolton Road, Bradford, BD2 4SR at 7.30pm

8th January AGM followed by video
22nd January Dr Julian Onions – Nottingham University – “Galaxies – One Gigayear at a Time”
5th February Rod Hine – BAS – “Astronomy in the Age of the Brontës”
19th February John Waterhouse – BAS – “The Early Universe”
5th March Peter Rea – “Apollo 17: Into the Valley at Taurus-Littrow” This talk will include a selection of 3D anaglyphs (glasses will be provided)
19th March Dr Matthew Malek – Sheffield – “Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays”
9th April Paul Money – “The Universe Above Us”
23rd April Andrew Lound – “Calling the Cosmos”
7th May May Day Holiday
21st May Dr Katherine Johnston – Leeds University- “Unravelling Massive Star Birth with ALMA”
4th June Prof Carlton Baugh – Durham University – “Mapping the Universe to measure Dark Energy”
18th June Solstice Solar observing session – by members of BAS
2nd July Dr Ann Bonell – University of Leicester – “The Search for Vulcan and other Solar System Enigmas”
16th July Brian Jones et al – BAS – “Astronomical Scrapbook Part 1”
30th July Dr Chris Arridge – Lancaster University – “Exploring the Solar System with Robots”
13th August Practical evening – Rod Hine
3rd September Dr Terry Kee – Leeds University- “What is Life…and would we know it if we saw it?”
17th September Andrew Lound – ” Space Wings – The Story of the Space Shuttle”
1st October Paul Money – “The Vikings at Barsoom pt1: Orbital operations”
15th October BAS Cosmology Group Seminar – hosted by John Waterhouse
29th October Phil Muffett – MSAS – “Scanning for Meteors”
12th November Dr Rene Breton – Manchester University – “Einstein’s Relativity: Tested to the Limit with Pulsars”
26th November Martin Lunn – topic tba – Star of Bethlehem?
10th December Christmas Raffle & Quiz Night
17th December Christmas Dinner

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