Category Archives: The Science of Astronomy

Monthly Meeting: Mr. Sam Walton – “Space Weather”

The September 2021 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society will be held on Friday, September 17th from 19:00 to 21:00. This meeting is being held online via Zoom (LAS Members have been sent the Zoom link in your email) however it is also open for the public to watch via a live YouTube stream here. […] Continue Reading »

Star Count 2020

From the 21st to the 28th February 2020, The Countryside Charity are asking people around the UK to join a citizen-science project. Anybody can take part – all you need to do is count how many stars you can see with your eyes (no telescope needed!) in the constellation of Orion. For more information please […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Mr. Russell Parry – “Safe Food Production from the Space Race”

The January 2020 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2019 – 2020 (138th) session will be held on Friday, January 17th from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Russell Parry, whose lecture is entitled: “Safe Food Production from the Space Race” Subscriptions for the current session 2019-2020 are now […] Continue Reading »

CANCELLED – Monthly Meeting: Professor Derek Ward-Thompson – “How to Take a Picture of a Black Hole” – CANCELLED

This event has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus situation     The March 2020 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2019 – 2020 (138th) session will be held on Friday, March 20th from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Professor Derek Ward-Thompson, Head of the School of Physical Sciences […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Dr. Steve Barrett – “Fiat Lux”

The November 2019 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2019 – 2020 (138th) session will be held on Friday, November 15th from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Steve Barrett, Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Physics at the University of Liverpool, whose lecture is entitled: “Fiat Lux” […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting (Jeremiah Horrocks Memorial Lecture): Professor Andy Newsam – “Art & Astronomy: Universal Appeal”

The February 2020 (Jeremiah Horrocks Memorial Lecture) monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2019 – 2020 (138th) session will be held on Friday, February 21st from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Professor Andy Newsam of Liverpool John Moores University, whose lecture is entitled: “Art & Astronomy: Universal Appeal” For […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Mr. Pete Williamson- “From Herschel to Hawkwind: Music and Astronomy”

[info]This event was rescheduled from the April 2020 meeting due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and then later from April 2021[/info] The April 2022 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2019 – 2020 (138th) session will be held on Friday, April 15th from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Pete […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting (William Lassell Memorial Lecture): Ms. Melanie Davies FRAS – “Titan: A candidate for evolution?”

The October 2019 (William Lassell Memorial Lecture) monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2019 – 2020 (138th) session will be held on Friday, October 18th from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Ms. Melanie Davies from Creative Space – a Community Interest Company delivering astronomy outreach and public engagement to […] Continue Reading »

Liverpool MakeFest 2019

The LAS will be at the annual MakeFest event again this year, on Saturday 29th June, with a selection of Apollo memorabilia (in the run-up to our own event at the Library in mid-July) as well as our Solar ‘scopes on the roof. The MakeFest event is FREE but you will need to book a […] Continue Reading »