2024/2025 talks

2024/2025 talks

We are pleased to announce that our future talks will be held in person. They will be held in the Trevithick Theatre, the School of Physics & Astronomy, Queen's Buildings North Building, 5 The Parade, Cardiff, CF24 3AA.

Booking is not required, however, if you are new to the Society please let us know when you arrive so we can give you a warm welcome. We kindly ask current members to bring their membership cards or membership number.

There is no requirement to wear a mask whilst on the premises; however, you are welcome to wear one should you wish.

Our talks usually start at 7.30 p.m. and are usually 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!

2024/2025 Talks

Date Description Speaker
5th September The Myth of the Space Race Phill Wallace, CAS Chair
19th September The Big Ring of Galaxies Alexia Lopez, University of Central Lancaster
3rd October Amateur Radio Astronomy Andrew Thomas, BAA
17th October Clusters of Galaxies Prof Ben Maughan, University of Bristol
31st October Vera Rubin: The Life and Legacy of a Remarkable Astronomer Dr Jacqueline Mitton, Total Astronomy Ltd
14th November Exotic Stars Dr Nicola Whitehead, University of Wales Trinity Saint David
28th November Rainbows Prof Alan Davies, University of Hertfordshire
12th December Life in the Universe Prof Matt Griffin, Cardiff University
2nd January What Scientists Think? Prof Mike Disney , Cardiff University
16th January Exo Planet Detection Ingrid Pelisoli & Thomas Wilson, University of Warwick
30th January Wales: A Sustainable Space Nation Dr Rosie Cain, Space Wales
13th February
27th February Myths of the Sky Martin Griffiths, Dark Skies Wales
13th March
27th March Was Einstein 100% Right? Prof Malcolm MacCallum, Queen Mary, University of London
10th April
24th April AGM Trustees
8th May
22nd May Three Short Talks CAS Members
5th June Experiments with Infrared Dr Jane Clark, Trustee, CAS
19th June
3rd July