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

November 19 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT

The November 2021 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2019 – 2022 (138th?) session will be held on Friday, November 19th 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 III”

‘Fiat Lux’ (Nov 2019) was a talk/demo on the nature of light. ‘Fiat Lux II’ (Nov 2020) looked at how the nature of light influences the design and construction of optical telescopes.
The final talk in this trilogy describes a new telescope that will survey many billions of galaxies, stars and planets and will address the most profound questions concerning our solar system, our Milky Way galaxy, and enigmatic dark matter and dark energy.

Please note, due to COVID-19 restrictions, attendance of this lecture is ONLY available to LAS members and pending-members, by prior booking only. Those eligible have been e-mailed a link for booking of tickets.

THOSE WITHOUT PRE-BOOKED TICKETS WILL NOT BE ADMITTED


Subscriptions for the current session would normally be due however fees are still being waived for the moment. We will inform you when this changes.


Please contact the Treasurer if you wish to become a member or update your subscription.

Adult Annual Subscription is £15.00
Junior Members Subscription (10 to 17yrs) is £5.00

The LAS e-newsletter is now included in your normal subscription cost


Free tea/coffee with light refreshments break will form part of the evening at about 8pm, however there will be social distancing restriction in place which must be strictly adhered to.

Please note – Doors will only open after 6.30pm and not before.


I do hope you can join me and your fellow members, but if you are unable to attend, please indicate your apologies to me by filling out this form.

With best wishes – Mark

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Date:
November 19
Time:
19:00 - 21:00 GMT
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Speaker(s)
Dr. Steve Barrett

Venue

The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre
The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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