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Institute of Astronomy - Public

Date Title Speaker Group Booking Weather Number of Visitors Weekly Handout Video
7th Oct 2020 Light: An Astronomer's Best Friend Nicole Pawellek N/A Partially cloudy 815 Watch
14th Oct 2020 The Brief History of the Universe Sergio Martin Alvarez N/A Clear 390 Watch
21st Oct 2020 Observing the Dark Universe Naomi Robertson N/A Cloudy 271 Watch
28th Oct 2020 Why Black Holes won a Nobel Prize, and why we should care Joanna Pietrowska N/A Clear 526 Watch
4th Nov 2020 Viewing Distant Sources with the Sharp X-ray Eyes of NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Belinda Wilkes N/A Clear 322 watch
11th Nov 2020 How do we know what the early Universe was like? Fruzsina Agocs N/A Cloudy 260 watch
18th Nov 2020 Why do galaxies die? James Trussler N/A Clear 299 watch
25th Nov 2020 X-rays and the bare bones of the young universe Nina Sartorio N/A Clear 243 watch
2nd Dec 2020 How to build a Universe Hayley Macpherson N/A Clear 255 watch
9th Dec 2020 The first galaxies in the Universe Joris Witstok N/A Cloudy 252 watch
16th Dec 2020 The birth and death of our Sun Robin Catchpole N/A Cloudy 184 watch
23rd Dec 2020 NO OPEN EVENING THIS WEEK
30th Dec 2020 NO OPEN EVENING THIS WEEK
6th Jan 2021 The star of Bethlehem Nicole Pawellek N/A Cloudy 383 watch
13th Jan 2021 N/A N/A
20th Jan 2021 Exploring the cosmos with a large collaboration Oliver Friedrich Cloudy 274 watch
27th Jan 2021 Gamma-ray Bursts (or, exploring the Universe using deadly explosions) Aybuke Yoldas Cloudy 593 watch
3rd Feb 2021 The Hubble Space Telescope: Celebrating 30 Years of Discovery James Trussler Clear 2524 watch
10th Feb 2021 Black hole collisions and gravity waves Matt Bothwell Clear 1089 watch
17th Feb 2021 Exploring the Nature of Dark Matter Vid Iršič Cloudy 753 watch
24th Feb 2021 The James Webb Space Telescope Emma Curtis Lake Cloudy 1306 watch
3rd Mar 2021 The life and adventures of binary supermassive black holes Eugene Vasiliev Cloudy 746 watch
10th Mar 2021 The topsy-turvy quantum world Ayngaran Thavanesan Cloudy 521 watch
17th Mar 2021 Of bounces and bangs: how much do we know about how our Universe began? Chandrima Ganguly Clear 425 watch
24th Mar 2021 How to build a galaxy Emma Curtis Lake Clear 520 watch
31st Mar 2021 The Distant and Dusty Universe Gareth Jones No observing (after clock change) 227 watch

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