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.