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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 »
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 »
Join us on Saturday, 20th July at Liverpool’s Central Library for a day celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. We’ll be at the Library from 10am through to 5pm, along with a variety of guests, including regional astronomical societies, academics, interest groups and more. Lectures about the Apollo mission will run […]Continue Reading »
(Please note, this is not an LAS organised event) The last two years have seen our ability to study our Universe change forever. For the first time we have been able to not only see the stars in the heavens, but to feel the very vibrations of the fabric of space-time produced when stars collide. […]Continue Reading »
The February 2019 (Jeremiah Horrocks Memorial Lecture) monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2018 – 2019 (137th) session will be held on Friday, February 15th from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Allan Chapman FRAS, whose lecture is entitled: “Islands in the Sky; Edwin Hubble, the Galaxies, and the […]Continue Reading »
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 »
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 »
The UK’s first official astronaut is chosen; Zombie Comets from Interplanetary Space; Priceless samples of the Moon rediscovered after being misplaced over 40 years ago; and more… Date Title/Link Source Submitted by 19th May 2013 Evidence of the existence of ’multiverse’ revealed for the first time by cosmic map Daily Mail Ken Clarke 20th May […]Continue Reading »
A tantalising taste of Titanian topography; the Southern Hemisphere’s only dedicated professional comet-hunting telescope may be forced to shut down; and a Near Earth Asteroid provides opportunities for the press to make tenuous statements about ocean liners and the Royal Family. Date Title/Link Source Submitted by 14th May 2013 40 Years Later, Skylab Space Station […]Continue Reading »
There’s a great podcast called AstronomyCast which I’ve been listening to lately and I thought you all may be in interested in. You don’t need to have any fancy podcast device like an iPod – the files are just normal MP3s which can be opened on virtually any computer without special software, and also on […]Continue Reading »