Category Archives: The Science of Astronomy

[SOLD OUT] LJMU Roscoe Lecture: “Are We Alone?”, April 21st, 2016

Please note that this event has now sold out Liverpool John Moores University’s Roscoe Lecture for April 2016 is entitled “Are We Alone?” and will be given by Professor Monica Grady CBE, Professor of Planetery & Spaces Sciences at the Open University. The event is free to attend, but you must register your place in […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 20th November, 2015

The November 2015 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2015-16, will take place on Friday, November 20th 2015 from 7pm. Our speakers this month are Mr. Brendan Martin & Mr. Geoff Regan, whose lecture about the making of a 30″ F3 telescope is entitled: “Make mine a half” Adult Annual Subscription is  £15.00 Junior […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday 17th March, 2017

The March 2017 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, March 17th 2017 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Rene Breton of the University of Manchester, with a lecture entitled: “Einstein’s Relativity: Tested to the Limit with Pulsars” Dr. Breton writes: Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity […] Continue Reading »

UPDATE: Monthly Meeting: Friday 19th February, 2016

The February 2016 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2015-16, will take place on Friday, February 19th 2015 from 7pm. Due to unforeseen circumstances, our scheduled guest speaker Dr. Chris Copperwheat,  LT2 Project Scientist at Liverpool John Moores University is unable to join us as planned. A replacement guest speaker has kindly agreed to […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting, Friday 13th February 2015

The February 2015 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2014-15, will take place on Friday, February 13th 2015 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Professor Jamie Gilmour, Professor of Planetary Science, School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, Manchester University, whose lecture is entitled “The Evolution of the Solar System” Could existing […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday 24th February, 2017

The February 2017 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, February 24th 2017 from 7pm. Please note that this is the 4th Friday of the month, not the 3rd Friday. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Allan Chapman FRAS, whose lecture is entitled: “The ‘Ferret of Comets’; Charles […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting, Friday 20th March 2015

The March 2015 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2014-15, will take place on Friday, March 20th 2015 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Robin Leadbeater from the British Astronomical Association, whose lecture is entitled “Science from Starlight” If your 2014-2015 subscriptions have not yet been paid, your membership has lapsed. […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting, Friday 17th Apr 2015

The March 2015 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2014-15, will take place on Friday, March 20th 2015 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Professor Richard  F Stephenson, of Durham University, whose lecture is entitled “Ancient Astronomy & Modern Science” If your 2014-2015 subscriptions have not yet been paid, your membership has lapsed. If […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday 18th November, 2016

The November 2016 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, November 18th 2016 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Paul L Money FRAS FBIS, whose lecture is entitled: “Into the Darkness, but shining a light” – The New Horizons mission to Pluto and beyond Subscriptions for […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday 15th April, 2016

The April 2016 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2015-16, will take place on Friday, April 15th 2015 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. David Sellers of Leeds Astronomical Society and The Society for the History of Astronomy, whose lecture is entitled: “William Gascoigne (c. 1612 – 1644) & the Telescope […] Continue Reading »