20th March 2018

1:00 pm and 2:00 pm

RAS Public Lecture: Magnetic Fields in Space

Magnetic Fields in Space Dr Chris Hales, Newcastle University (Venue: Geological Society Lecture Theatre – no booking required) Magnetic fields are amazing. Their invisible presence can be illuminated by the

20th February 2018

1:00 pm and 2:00 pm

RAS Public Lecture: Einstein’s Relativity: Tested to the Limit with Pulsars

Einstein’s Relativity: Tested to the Limit with Pulsars Dr Rene Breton,┬áJodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics at The University of Manchester   (Venue: Geological Society Lecture Theatre – no booking required)

9th May 2017

6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

ESA’s Space Science and Exploration Missions – Professor Mark McCaughrean, European Space Agency

In this talk, Prof. Mark McCaughrean will present some key recent results from ongoing missions, including the Milky Way surveyor Gaia, the gravitational wave technology testbed LISA Pathfinder, and present

9th May 2017

1:00 pm and 2:00 pm

ESA’s Space Science and Exploration Missions – Professor Mark McCaughrean, European Space Agency

In this talk, Prof. Mark McCaughrean will present some key recent results from ongoing missions, including the Milky Way surveyor Gaia, the gravitational wave technology testbed LISA Pathfinder, and present

14th March 2017

6:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Gaia – Mapping the Milky Way from Space – Professor Gerry Gilmore, Cambridge University.

Gaia is the European Space Agency mission which is revolutionising our knowledge of our Milky Way Galaxy, providing a census of positions, motions, colours, and properties of 1.5 billion stars.