Upcoming meetings & events

Dates for 2021-2022 season

We have some great speakers lined up for this year. Please join us on the second Monday of each month (except for August). Please click on the + sign below for more information.

May
10
Mon
2021
‘Satellite Navigation’ @ Zoom Video Conference
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Satellite Navigation’

A talk by Steve Hurley.

How satellite navigation works, its history and how it may develop further over the next 10 years.

Jun
14
Mon
2021
‘Atmospheric Optical Phenomena: Rainbows, Halos & Glories’ @ Zoom video conference
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Atmospheric Optical Phenomena: Rainbows, Halos & Glories’

A talk by Dr. Clive Saunders, Centre for Atmospheric Studies, University of Manchester 

Jul
12
Mon
2021
‘The ExoMars 2022 Mission’ @ Zoom Video Conference
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘The ExoMars 2022 Mission’

A talk by Rickbir Bahia, Research Fellow, European Space Agency
(Please note this talk will be via a Zoom video 
conference regardless of the COVID-19 situation as Rickbir is based in The Netherlands)

 

Sep
13
Mon
2021
AGM + ‘Type 1a Supernovae and the search for Dark Energy’ @ Zoom Video Conference
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

AGM + ‘Type 1a Supernovae and the search for Dark Energy’ 

The society’s annual general meeting followed by a talk by Professor Isobel Hook (University of Lancaster) 

Photo credits: © Jill Jennings; © Todd Mason, Mason Productions Inc. / LSST Corporation

 

 

Oct
11
Mon
2021
‘Apollo: A Moon Odyssey’ @ Cavendish Road Primary School
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Apollo: A Moon Odyssey’

Author and presenter Andrew Lound dramatically tells the story of the Apollo project tracing the highs and lows, the sweat and tears of the most ambitious and daring mission in history. This is a fascinating story of human achievement – illustrated with images, scale models and accompanied by sound and music.

Nov
8
Mon
2021
‘The Wonders of Asteroids’ @ Cavendish Road Primary School
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘The Wonders of Asteroids’

A talk by Dr Rhian Jones (University of Manchester) 

 

 

Dec
13
Mon
2021
The Science of Santa @ Cavendish Road Primary School
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘The Science of Santa’

A talk by Dr. Steve Barrett, University of Liverpool

Jan
10
Mon
2022
‘Black Holes’ @ Cavendish Road Primary School
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Black Holes’ 

A talk by Professor Jeff Forshaw, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Manchester.

 

Feb
7
Mon
2022
‘Exoplanet update’ @ Cavendish Road Primary School
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Exoplanet update’

A talk by Dimitris Stamatellos (UCLAN)

 

 

 

 

 

Mar
14
Mon
2022
‘Space Shuttle and International Space Station’ @ Cavendish Road Primary School
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Space Shuttle and International Space Station’

A talk by Andy Green