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Programme of Lectures 2017/18

Monday 11th September 2017  

“Producing Coinage Metals in Stars”

Dr Marco Pignatari (University of Hull)

Monday 9th October 2017  

“Aliens and Where to Find Them” by

Prof. Brad Gibson (University of Hull)

Monday 13th November 2017

“Dust, Ice and Soot: Surface Chemistry in Space”

Dr David Benoit (University of Hull)

Monday 11th December 2017 - note change of speaker!

Our speaker for the evening was be Dr Michael Martin-Smith talking about “Marco Polo – Past, Present and Future”

“Things That Go Flash In The Night: Fireballs, Melters and Cosmic Rays.”

Ray Taylor (HERAS member) Radio Call Sign G6TNZ is postponed

Note: Graphics for 2016 and update for Jan 2017

on the linked “more info” page here  

Monday 8th January 2018

“One Million Galaxies: How Large Scale Surveys Are Revolutionising Extragalactic    Astronomy”

 Yjan Gordon BSc (Hons) University of Hull

Monday 12th February 2018

“Exploring Mars”

Rod Hine MA (Cantab) MIEE MBCS

Monday 12th March 2018

“The Story of Jodrell Bank”

Prof. Ian Morrison (Emeritus Gresham Professor of Astronomy)

Monday 9th April 2018      (Note: CHANGE OF SPEAKER)

“How Astronomers Control Your Life”

Prof Brad Gibson (University of Hull) has very kindly agreed to “stand in” for Dr Parker, who is unable to attend due to a bereavement.

The original planned talk was “The Cradle of the Sun: did our Solar system form in a Star Cluster?” By Dr Richard J Parker (University of Sheffield)

Monday 14th  May 2018   

“Sputnik – Its Origins and Significance”

Dr Michael Martin-Smith (HERAS President)

Monday 11th June 2018