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Society Talks 2024/25

Thursday evening lectures are provided for Swansea Astronomical Society members, however, potential new members or members of other astronomical societies should feel free to come along as a guest.

In addition to the events listed below, we hold regular member observation evenings, subject to weather conditions.

Our Yahoogroup for members' chit-chat is at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/swanastro.

DateEventVenue
Thursday 25/07/2024
19:15
Rockets/Satellites
Paul Spurr will give a talk on Rockets and Satellites.
IQ Building Room 001 and on Zoom
Thursday 22/08/2024
19:15
Bumps in the night: Listening to the Universe with gravitational waves
Christy Chapman Bird will give a talk - Bumps in the night: Listening to the Universe with gravitational waves
IQ Building Room 001 + Zoom
Thursday 19/09/2024
19:15
Isaac Newton and the Surrey Pumas
Mike Frost(Director of the BAA Historical Section) will give a talk from his home in Warwickshire via Zoom on 'Isaac Newton and the Surrey Pumas'.
IQ Building Room 001 and on Zoom
Thursday 03/10/2024
19:15
Exotic stars
Dr Nicola Whitehead (SAS/UWTSD) will give a talk on "Exotic Stars".
IQ Building Room 001 and on Zoom
Thursday 17/10/2024
19:15
The Dark Side: the matter of missing matter and getting bigger faster
Jeff Zorko (SAS) will give a talk on 'The Dark Side: the matter of missing matter and getting bigger faster'.
IQ Building Room 001 and on Zoom
Thursday 31/10/2024
19:15
The Perils of Time Travel
Philip Wallace (CAS) will give a talk on "The perils of time travel"
IQ Building Room 001 and on Zoom
Thursday 14/11/2024
19:15
Lunar Geology (from the safety of your own home)
Barry Fitzgerald (Weymouth A.S.) will give a talk on "Lunar Geology (from the safety of your own home)"
IQ Building Room 001 and on Zoom
Thursday 28/11/2024
19:15
Observing the Herschel 400
Jonathan Gale (SAS) will give a talk on "Observing the Herschel 400".
IQ Building Room 001 and on Zoom
Thursday 12/12/2024
19:15
Christmas Quiz
Phil John will host our annual Christmas Quiz.
IQ Building Room 001 and on Zoom


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