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So you want to be an astronaut? ~ Peter Bolwell

Before you volunteer for the fist manned mission to Mars  . . .  The reality of life as an astronaut is a far cry from what you see on Star Trek. Peter Bolwell looks behind the glamour at the grittier side of the most exclusive profession in the world."

Dark Matter between Galaxy Clusters ~ A discussion lead by Tony Baxter

Tony will discuss findings from the research paper ..."A filament of dark matter between two clusters of galaxies" published in July 2012.  More information can be found here..."Dark Matter Filaments Detected for the First Time", Brian Dobson  www.gizmag.com/dark-matter-filaments-found/23281/‎

Comet C/2012 S1 ISON ~ Roy Bicknell

Time permitting Roy will give a brief update on the approaching, and possibly very bright comet, C/2012 S1 ISON.

 

 


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