2018-19 Talks

Our talks start at 7.30 p.m. and are hosted by the School of Physics and Astronomy at:

Cardiff University
Queen's Buildings
The Parade
CF24 3AA

All attendees are kindly invited to sign the visitors' book upon arrival!

Date Description Speaker
6th September The Wonderful 20th Century - How Astronomy was Transformed Dr Allan Chapman, University of Oxford
20th September Going around Uranus with the Fairies Dr Jane Clark, Cardiff Astronomical Society
4th October Shakespeare & Astronomy Professor Michael Rowan-Robinson, Imperial College London
18th October Spectroscopy Marc Delaney, Cardiff Astronomical Society
1st November The Solar System Dr Jane Greaves, Cardiff University
15th November Astro Photography Peter Williamson, Solarsphere
29th November Citizen Science Project Dirk Froebrich, University of Kent
13th December Dude - where's my Space Craft? The Hunt for Apollo 10's Snoopy Nick Howes, Aerolite
10th January Introduction to Meteorites Dr Jana Horák, National Museum of Wales
24th January Galaxies and their Formation Julian Onions, Nottingham University
7th February Using Nature to Observe the Universe in X-Rays Professor Paul O'Brien, University of Leicester
21st February CAS Members' Presentation UKMON & CAS's An 18th century Scottish Solar System Contributions - Edward Cooper, Thomas Easton
7th March What we are Learning from Gravitational Waves Professor Bernard Schutz, Cardiff University
21st March - in Prince Philip Room N/4. 07 Stars: How They Live and Die Phill Wallace, Cardiff Astronomical Society
4th April NASA's InSight Mission to Mars Dr Anna Horleston, University of Bristol
18th April CAS 2019 Annual General Meeting
2nd May What Reionized the Universe? Professor Nial Tanvir, University of Leicester
16th May Our Explosive Sun Dr Helen Mason, OBE, Cambridge University
30th May Voyager part 1 - Journey to Jupiter Paul Money, Astrospace
13th June Dinosaurs on the Moon Dr David Whitehouse, Former BBC Science Correspondent
27th June Was Einstein 100% right about Relativity? Professor Malcolm A H MacCallum, Queen Mary University of London
11th July Update on Gravitational Waves Dr Patrick Sutton, Cardiff University