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Future Talks

Intorduction to Quantum Mechanics ~ David Pulley

A topic related to cosmology ~ Professor Bob Nichol (University of Portsmouth)

Controlling large telescopes ~ Alan Popplestone

TBA ~ Dr Robert Smith (University of Sussex)

December 2014: Gravity and Relativity; their Place in Cosmology ~ David Pulley

November 2014:   The History of Astronomy from the seventeeth Century ~ Simon Allen

October 2014:  Nuclear Fusion in Stars ~ Tony Baxter

September 2014:  A talk related to the Solar System ~ Dr Chris Arridge (University College London)

August 2014:  No Meeting

July 2014: Laser Ranging at the NERC Space Geodesy Centre ~ Graham Appleby

                    Setting Up an Equatorial Mount ~ Roy Bicknall

                    Charles Tyson Yerkes and the 40" Refractor ~ David Pulley

June 2014: Rockets ~ Barry Edwards

                       B612 Foundation ~ Simon Allen

May 2014: The Curious World of C. G. H. Tompkins: The City Speed Limit ~ David Pulley                             (more)

                     Telescopes: The good, the bad and the ugly ~ David Hornsby et al

April 2014: The Life of Isaac Newton ~ Prof Roberty Iliffe (more)

                      The Planet Discovery Process ~ Karen Collins

March 2014: Telescopes: The good, the bad and the ugly ~ David Hornsby et al (more)

                 The Search for a Long Term Energy Source       
                               From Stars to the Lab ~ David Pulley
                               The Quest for Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) Ignition ~ Tony Baxter
February 2014: Not Just in the Dark ~ Barry Soden (more)
                              Using Stellarium (Part 1) ~ David Pulley
January 2014:  About Time (Part 2) ~ Roger Wood (more)
                             Charles Tyson Yerkes: Benefactor or Buccaneer? ~ David Pulley
                             The Synchronome  ~ Simon Allen
December 2013   Time ~ Roger Wood (more)
                                 Street Lighting ~ a discussion
                                 Processing an Image of the galaxy NGC253 ~ David Pulley

November 2013: A Lifetime in the Instrument trade ~  David Wallis (more)

                                 Following the G2 Gas Cloud towards the Galactic Centre ~ David Pulley

October 2013:  A visit to the Geodesy Centre, Herstmonceux

October 2013: So you want to be an astronaut? ~ Peter Bolwell (more)
                            Comet C/2013 S1 (ISON) ~ Roy Bicknell
                            Detection of filaments of Dark Matter ~ Tony Baxter
September 2013: The New Frontier in Physics: Dark Matter Mysteries ~ Justin Allen
                                  Sierra Stars Observatories ~ Rich Williams (more)

August 2013: No Meeting

July 2013: The Origin of the Elements ~ Roger Wood (more)
                     Astro Imaging: Using FITS Liberator ~ David Pulley
June 2013: The latest developments in the Space Elevator.   ~ Simon Allen
                       AStro Imaging: Using Registax ~ Roy Bicknell (more)
May 2013:  Double Stars ~ Roy Bicknell; 
                     A Practical Approach to Telescope Design ~ Barry Soden (more)

April 2013: Variable Stars ~ Norman Walker(more)

March 2013:  Cancelled because of snow

February 2013:  Telescopes and how to make them ~ David Hornsby:
                     Controlling an observing dome ~ Bob Okines (more)

January 2013:  Cosmic Backgrounds ~ Dr Tony Baxter (more) (video)

December 2012: The Star of Bethlehem ~ Roy Bicknell
                                Three Wise Men ~ David Hornsby (more)  (video)

November 2012: Our Sun ~ Discussion (more)

October 2012: Future Large Telescopes ~ Dr Roger Wood (more)

September 2012: Binary Stars ~ David Pulley

July 2012: Work of the Geodesy Centre, Herstmonceux ~ Dr Graham Appleby


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