Category Archives: Science Multimedia

Monthly Meeting: Friday 18th March, 2016

The March 2016 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2015-16, will take place on Friday, March 18th 2015 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. David Whitehouse PhD, author and broadcaster, whose lecture is entitled: “Astronomy in the Media” If your 2015-2016 subscriptions have not yet been paid, your membership has lapsed. […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Gallery: May 2013

This is the second in our series of Monthly Galleries. For more information about these galleries, and why we’ve chosen some of the images, please see this page. There are some stunning images in this month’s collection, from aurora to deep-sky, noctilucent clouds, lunar and solar observations, plus others. A huge thank you to all […] Continue Reading »

Podcast: In Our Time – Cosmic Rays

You may be interested in this week’s edition of the BBC radio programme “In Our Time“, hosted by Melvyn Bragg, which deals with the topic of Cosmic Rays. From the BBC iPlayer site: Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss cosmic rays. In 1912 the physicist Victor Hess discovered that the Earth is under constant bombardment […] Continue Reading »

Hidden Costs of Light Pollution

As people interested in the night sky, we’re often aware of Light Pollution’s most direct impact on us (indeed it’s increasingly difficult to escape it) but sometimes forget about its other influences too. Animals (including humans) are affected by light in ways which often aren’t obvious until you know about them. The short video below, […] Continue Reading »

New Horizons Probe: Projected Post-Pluto Path

Try saying that with a gob-stopper in your mouth! This is a pretty nice animation made from data of the Kuiper Belt objects which are currently candidates for the New Horizons spacecraft to fly-by after it’s been to Pluto. The source blog post from The Planetary Society with full details is here: If you […] Continue Reading »