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SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom

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April 2017

Proving Einstein Right by Professor Ian Morison

April 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Maritime Museum, SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom
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Professor Ian Morison A gentle introduction to Einstein's Theories of Relativity and how, over nearly 100 years physicists and astronomers, including those at the Jodrell Bank Observatory, have been testing them to the limit. A recent exciting development is the direct detection of gravitational waves which gives further proof of one of the theory's predictions. Ian Morison is an astronomer who served as the 35th Gresham Professor of Astronomy. Though a radio astronomer by profession, now…

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May 2017

The Final Phase of the Cassini Mission by Professor Carl Murray

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Maritime Museum, SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom
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Professor Carl Murray Professor Carl Murray of Queen Mary College, London will be giving us an update on the final phase of the Cassini mission to Saturn. Carl is a member of the Cassini Imaging Team and he has been visiting us regularly to talk about the discoveries made by this most spectacular of space missions. His talks are always entrancing. Carl is interested in all aspects of the dynamics of planetary systems, from the orbital…

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June 2017

LIGO and Gravitational Waves by Marcus Chown

June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Maritime Museum, SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom
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Marcus Chown Marcus Chown is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. Formerly a radio astronomer at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, he is cosmology consultant of New Scientist. His books include What A Wonderful World, Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You, Felicity Frobisher and the Three-Headed Aldebaran Dust Devil, and We Need to Talk to Kelvin, which was short-listed for the 2010 Royal Society Book Prize. Marcus has also tried his hand at Apps and won…

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