Category Archives: Physics

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 19th January, 2018

The January 2018 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 – 2018 (136th) session will be held on Friday, January 19th from 19:00 to 21:30. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Mark Townley of Brierley Hill Solar, whose lecture is entitled: “Our Local Star” Mark Townley gives an overview of the Sun, […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 17th November, 2017

The November 2017 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 – 2018 (136th) session will be held on Friday, November 17th from 19:00 to 21:30. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Julian Onions of the University of Nottingham, whose lecture is entitled: “Metal Detecting” What are metals to an astronomer, how do […] 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 »

Monthly Meeting: Friday 21st October, 2016

The October 2016 (William Lassell Memorial Lecture) monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, October 21st 2016 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Steve Barrett of the University of Liverpool, whose lecture is entitled: “What is Dark Matter? Why is it Dark? Does it Matter?” Please […] 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 »

‘A World A Particle’ at The Victoria Gallery & Museum Liverpool

A  new exhibition in the Tate Hall Museum charts the contribution of the University of Liverpool made to the field of Particle Physics – Past, Present and Future. The exhibition aims to ‘demystify’ particle physics for the general visitor whilst exhibiting some of the fascinating and spectacular machinery that has been used here in Liverpool, […] Continue Reading »

‘A World A Particle’ at The Victoria Gallery & Museum, University of Liverpool

A  new exhibition in the Tate Hall Museum charts the contribution of the University of Liverpool made to the field of Particle Physics – Past, Present and Future. The exhibition aims to ‘demystify’ particle physics for the general visitor whilst exhibiting some of the fascinating and spectacular machinery that has been used here in Liverpool, […] Continue Reading »

Merseyside Astronomy Day 2014

Continuing the MADness from the 2013 Merseyside Astronomy Day, Liverpool John Moores University’s Astrophysics Research Institute are pleased to announce that MAD IX will be held on Saturday 26th April 2014. The event will include a series of talks from a range of professional astrophysicists, with some additions this year in our new venue including […] Continue Reading »

Talk: Galactic Archaeology (The 2015 John Porter Memorial Lecture)

The history of computer simulations of galaxies like our own Milky Way is dotted with remarkable successes, but an even greater number of impressive failures. This inability to make a model of the Milky Way is quite surprising, given that the basic physics is well understood, and part of the A-level syllabus here in the […] Continue Reading »