Tony Sizer gave a talk with the title When Planets Cross the Sun at our May meeting. In it he explored the history of the predictions and observations of transits of Mercury and Venus, explaining their importance in determining things … Continue reading
The speaker at our April meeting was Stuart Clark. He gave us a talk titled Sun Kings. … Continue reading
The speaker at our March meeting was Jan Drozd. He gave us a talk titled Earth, an Alien’s Perspective, in which he explained how Earth might appear to an alien looking for signs of life. … Continue reading
The Society Annual General Meeting was held at BEECHE, High Elms. After the normal business including officers’ reports and the election of the committee for 2010, our President Gilbert Satterthwaite gave us a third installment of his memories, entitled How … Continue reading
The speaker at our January meeting was Ian Robson. He gave us a talk titled Supercool Astronomy about discoveries made through observations using the sub-millimetre wavebands. He covered the history of this particularly challenging area of observational astronomy from early … Continue reading
Our December meeting was, as usual, a less formal occasion, with more time to chat.
At our November meeting Tim Sumner gave us a talk about Searching for Cold Dark Matter. … Continue reading