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2017

OUR EVENTS
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Monday 11th December CADSAS Quiz with mince pies and mulled wine etc. 8pm in the OBSERVATORY.
Monday 8th January 2018 “The History of Women in Science” – a lecture by Nick Hudd. 8pm in the Science Lecture Theatre.

2016-7

RECENT EVENTS
Monday 13th November “The Science and Chances of the End of Mankind” – a lecture by Neil Phillipson – 8pm in the Science Lecture Theatre.
Monday 9th October AGM plus Melanie Davies on The Pleiades. 8pm in the Science Lecture Theatre. “The AGM took just 11 minutes (a record) and the Pleiades lecture was fascinating!”

Saturday 23rd September “Guide To the Autumn Night Sky” – a special CADSAS event in nearby Bedgebury Forest. Details on forestry.gov.uk . Prompt 7.15pm start outside the visitor centre. Tea and coffee provided.

Monday 11th September “A Window On The Universe” – a talk by Peter Bull MBE FRAS – 8pm in the Science Lecture Theatre.
Monday 8th May “Finding Longitude” – a talk by Dr Rebekah Higgit (former curator at RGO and NMM). 8pm in the Science Lecture Theatre.
Friday 31st March CADSAS Equinox Skywatch – Guided outdoor observing. 7.30pm at our Observatory.
Monday 13th February “Physics Toys” – a talk by Dr Andy Hills, Head of Physics at Cranbrook School. 8pm in the Science Lecture Theatre.
Monday 9th January “Titan” – a talk by Melanie Davies. 8pm in the Science Lecture Theatre.
Monday 12th December Christmas Quiz with mince pies and mulled wine – 8pm at the Observatory.
Monday 14th November “The Search for ET” – a lecture on Astrobiology by William Joyce – 8pm at the Science Lecture Theatre.
Monday 10th October Autumn Skywatch – outdoor observing (weather dependent) – 8pm at the Observatory. “Good to welcome some new people. Hope you enjoyed it and you will come again! Though initially not looking hopeful, the clouds largely cleared and good telescope observing was done. Lunar images taken will go on our blog here.”
Monday 12th September Our 2016 AGM followed by a talk on Transits by Rod Smith – 8pm at the Science Lecture Theatre.
Monday 18th April The so important, Einstein predicted discovery of Gravitational Waves explained for all – a lecture by Dr Colin Lally of Cranbrook School – 8pm at the Science Lecture Theatre. “Masterful! The largest lecture audience we have had. Now we understand what Gravitational Waves are, where they come from, why they happen, how they were recently detected and why it is so important for future astronomical observations. A new doorway has opened.
Monday 14th March “Aeronautics”- a lecture by Bruce Abbott, Flying Instructor – 8pm at the Science Lecture Theatre.
Monday 8th February “Comets” – a lecture by Melanie Davies – Science Director of Creative Space, a company providing astronomy outreach to a wide range of audiences – 8pm at the Science Lecture Theatre. “excellent, enthusiatic speaker who lifted the audience mood to smiling. And also, taught them a lot about Comets!”
Monday 11th January 2016 “Four Centuries Of Telescopic Astronomy” – a lecture by Dr David Mannion – 8pm at the Science Lecture Theatre. “a very entertaning and informative romp through the past and future of telescopic astronomy”
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