Category Archives: The History of Astronomy

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 April, 2017

The April 2017 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, April 21st 2017 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Martin Lunn MBE FRAS, whose lecture is entitled: “Telstar” Subscriptions for 2016-2017 are now overdue and should have been paid by October 1st. Adult Annual Subscription is […] Continue Reading »

Professor Colin Pillinger, 1944-2014

British planetary scientist Professor Colin Pillinger, best known for his 2003 attempt to land a UK spacecraft on Mars, has died aged 70, it was announced this morning. British planetary science has lost one it’s corner stones, and without Colin the UK would still be well behind many European countries in exploring the solar system. […] 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 »

Monthly Meeting, Friday 17th January 2014

The January 2014 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2013-14, will take place on Friday, January 17th 2014 from 7pm. Our Guest speaker this month is Mr Martin Lunn MBE FRAS, who will speak on the subject of “King Charles’ Star –  Supernova Cassiopeia A” Syllabus/membership cards for 2013-14 will also be made available […] Continue Reading »