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• 13th January •
Dr Julian Onions - Will be joining us for a beginners' session on the subject of astrophysics. So, what is a parsec anyway?
Telescope Workshop - Had a telescope for Christmas, not sure how to use it or just have some astromomy questions. Come along and ask the society, We will answer where we can.
Paul Fellows -  Takes up the story of the discovery of planets beyond the solar system and describes how we have gone about tracking them down (One of which Paul has found himself)
TBC - A voyage of discovery as we search for the elusive Northern Lights, what are they? why do they occur? and how can we best see them?
Gary Poyner - an acknowledged expert in variable star observing, will give a brief account of the science behind a selection of Variable Stars, explain how to observe them and discuss the reasons why we observe them.
Nial Tanvir - Professor of Astronomy, at Leicester University and winner of the European Union Descartes Prize for Research, will tell us about his pioneering contributions to the study of gamma-ray burst
Mike Frost  - Drawing the Line - This is the story of two men, one from the West Country, the other from County Durham, who drew a line across the North American continent.
Brad Gibson - How Astronomers control your life.
TBC - Pending
Bill Barton - Beer, Bread and Bolides: Alice Grace Cook (1877-1958)
Jerry Stone - Pending
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