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Public Lecture by Dr Simon Mitton

May 21st, 2015

The Royal Astronomical Society has made videos of some of its public lectures available to view on their website, including a talk by Dr Simon Mitton entitled How geometry has guided cosmology: from the Babylonians to Einstein and beyond. We’re hoping to welcome Simon as a speaker this autumn, but in the meantime, you might […]

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Twentieth Anniversary Celebrations

August 20th, 2014

We are very pleased to announce that the celebrations for the 20th Anniversary of Papworth Astronomy Club, taking place on 11th December (note that this is the second Thursday of the month rather than the usual day!), will include a talk by Professor Malcom Longair of Cavendish Laboratory, who will be speaking about “Fundamental Physics, […]

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Upcoming Meetings: August-December 2014

August 2nd, 2014

The next five months see the traditional summer picnic and a 20th anniversary celebration, a talk by Dr Patricia Fara on Newtonianism, and two talks by speakers to be confirmed later. For full details, click “Read More”.

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Upcoming Meetings: January-May 2014

December 20th, 2013

The next five months see talks by Ed Zanders, Professor Tom Marsh, Dr Christopher Lester, Rob Sandford, and Dr Robin Catchpole on: the southern sky, white dwarves, supernovae and gravitational waves, CERN and the LHC, the changing space industry, and a subject to be confirmed later. For full details, click “Read More”.

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