Thursday, 19th September 2019 at 7.30 p.m. "From the Dendera Zodiac to Ptolemy's Almagest; Three Millennia of Astronomical History" to be given by Dr Allan Chapman - University of Oxford. Our talks - which finish no later than 9.30 p.m. - are usually held in Room T2.09 (the Trevithick Lecture Theatre) at the School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff University, The Queen's Buildings, The Parade, Cardiff CF24 3AA - please click here
Allan Chapman is a British historian of science. He has been based at Oxford University for most of his career, as a member of the Faculty of History, based at Wadham College. He is an accomplished lecturer and public speaker (including as visiting professor at Gresham College in London). In January 1994, he delivered the Royal Society history of science Wilkins Lecture, on the subject of Edmund Halley.