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Glasgow Science Centre to host monthly astronomy talks

Glasgow Science Centre planetarium

The David Elder lecture series presents a line-up of fascinating talks by expert astronomers, spaceflight pioneers, award-winning science writers and broadcasters.

Hosted by Glasgow Science Centre in partnership with the University of Strathclyde, the lecture series continues the tradition of monthly astronomy lectures in Glasgow which began with the first David Elder Lecture in 1905.

This regular monthly programme of talks runs over the winter months each year. Each lecture costs only £6. Each lecture lasts approx. one hour and is best suited to older teenagers and adults.

Some aspects of the lectures are technical and they are therefore most likely to appeal to older teenagers and interested adults.

Full schedule 

Andrea Boyd - International Space Station Flight Control, 6.30pm and 8pm on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Dr Brooke Simmons - Black Holes, Exoplanets and Hurricanes: Making the next generation of discoveries, 6.30pm and 8.30pm on Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Dr Beth Biller - Weird New Worlds, 6.30pm and 8pm on Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Astrid Werkmeister - Satellite Applications - Bringing Space Down to Earth, 6.30pm and 8pm on Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Professor Philippa Browning - Solar Flares - The most energetic explosions in the solar system, 6.30pm and 8pm on Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Dr Sheila Kanani - Cassini Huygens and the Lord of the Rings, 6.30pm and 8pm on Wednesday, March 25, 2020

 

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