Lectures 2


The Society Lectures at Willingdon Memorial Hall are generally presentations by highly regarded professional astronomers and astrophysicists – from across the UK and further afield. The lectures are at a level most people can understand and rarely contain any mathematics! The Library is also on display and is open to members for the borrowing and returning of books. Coffee and biscuits are available for a small fee – proceeds to the society.

Location: Willingdon Memorial Hall, Church Street, Willingdon, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN20 9HT

 

Nov
11
Sat
2017
Society Lecture: The Cassini Legacy – Prof. Carl Murray @ Willingdon Memorial Hall
Nov 11 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Title: The Cassini legacy: Saturn, its Rings and its Moons from close-up

Synopsis

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Biographical details

Prof. Carl Murray (professor of Mathematics and Astronomy, School of Physics and Astronomy, Queen Mary, University of London)

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Dec
9
Sat
2017
Christmas Lecture: The Discovery and Early Observations of Nebulae and Star Clusters – Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke @ Willingdon Memorial Hall
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Title: The Discovery and Early Observations of Nebulae and Star Clusters – 

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Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke – Director of Webb Deep-Sky Society Nebulae and Clusters Section

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Jan
6
Sat
2018
Society Lecture: Members Evening @ Willingdon Memorial Hall
Jan 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Title: Members Evening 

Synopsis – Talks on various astronomical subjects by learned society members.

Further details TBA

 

 

Feb
3
Sat
2018
Society Lecture: Astronomy through the EAS years – Iain Nicholson @ Willingdon Memorial Hall
Feb 3 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Title: Astronomy through the EAS years – Iain Nicholson

Synopsis

A personal selection of the most significant developments and discoveries that have been made since the formation of the EAS in 1960.

Biographical details

Iain Nicholson

Author and broadcaster – formerly of the University of Herefordshire

 

Mar
3
Sat
2018
Society Lecture: The History and Future of X-Ray Astronomy – Prof. Andrew Norton @ Willingdon Memorial Hall
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Title: The History and Future of X-Ray Astronomy – Prof. Andrew Norton

Synopsis

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Biographical details

Prof. Andrew Norton

Professor of Astrophysics Education, School of Physical Sciences, The Open University

 

Apr
7
Sat
2018
Society Lecture: TBA @ Willingdon Memorial Hall
Apr 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Title: TBA

Synopsis

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Biographical details

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May
5
Sat
2018
Society Lecture: The Great Quasar Debate 1963-1986 – Prof. Mike Edmunds @ Willingdon Memorial Hall
May 5 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Title: The Great Quasar Debate 1963-1986 – 

Synopsis

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Biographical details

Prof. Mike Edmunds

Emeritus Professor of Astrophysics and former Head of the School of Physics and Astronomy, Cardiff University

 

Jun
2
Sat
2018
Society Lecture: TBA @ Willingdon Memorial Hall
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Title: TBA

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Jul
7
Sat
2018
Society Lecture: TBA @ Willingdon Memorial Hall
Jul 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

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