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South Cheshire Astronomical Society - Talk Archive Item

First published: 20/02/2020 10:38

Come and enjoy monthly talks given by experienced astronomers and leading research scientists, and learn about the latest developments and projects in astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology.

We also hold monthly club meetings at which we view the stars, talk to each other, question, demonstrate, explain and present.

Next Meeting: -

Public Talk

Thursday 19th March 2020


7:00pm for 7:30pm start

Please arrive soon after 7pm to book your place and pay entry or membership subscriptions.

Venue: Cheshire College - South & West
previously named South Cheshire College
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(location and entry fee details)


Speaker: Andy Newsam -
Professor of Astronomy Education and Engagement,
Astrophysics Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores University

Talk Title: “Exploring the dynamic Universe"

Further Information about his talk

The Universe is a dynamic, ever-changing place full of extremes – from Black Holes to asteroids, massive exploding stars to elusive distant planets. Recent developments in robotic technology have allowed astronomers to build high-tech telescopes that allow them to observe changes in the universe on timescales from seconds to years, all without leaving comfort of their homes or offices. So, how are astronomers using these new methods to explore the universe? And how can you help?

A For further information about the speaker -  Prof Andy Newsam - see:

Prof Andy Newsam's  Liverpool John Moores University staff profile

Andy Newsam's personal pages at LJMU website