Astronomical Society of Glasgow Public Lecture Series

The Astronomical Society of Glasgow is the largest Astronomical Society in Scotland, and is dedicated to promoting an interest in Astronomy, they hold a series of public lectures through the year!

Astronomical Society of Glasgow Public Lecture Series

About Astronomical Society of Glasgow Public Lecture Series

The ASG's free public lectures for the 2017-18 session are as follows, the dates and titles are shown below:

Thursday 18th January 2018: METI – Messaging to Extraterrestrial Intelligencies
The Tannahill Lecture
Dr. Alan Penny, Honorary reader and visiting scientist in the Astronomy Group of the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews

Thursday 15th March 2018: The Gaia Mission: unravelling the composition, formation and evolution of our galaxy
Dr. Nick Rowel, Researcher and developer with the Wide Field Astronomy Unit at the Royal Observatory of Edinburgh

Thursday 19th April 2018: The Sun's Evolving Magnetic Skeleton
The Leon Davies Lecture
Prof. Clare Parnell, Professor of Applied Mathematics, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews

Thursday 17th May 2018: Asteroid Exploration and Exploitation : from nanoprobes to asteroid engineering
Prof. Max Vasile, Professor of Space Systems Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Strathclyde


Location: Room 6.41 Royal College, Strathclyde University. Access is via the Montrose Street entrance, take the lift to Floor 3, exit the lift and take the 2nd set of steps on your left, go through the double glass doors. Room 6.41 is on your left approximately half way along the corridor. The lecture starts at 7.30pm

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