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IYA public lecture series at SAAO (Cape Town)  @psychohistorian.org

IYA public lecture series at SAAO (Cape Town)

posted: 3445 days ago, on Friday, 2009 Apr 17 at 06:56
tags: astronomy, IYA, SAAO.

During IYA 2009, the SAAO in Cape Town is hosting a public lecture series as part of their regular open nights (which start at 20:00).

The programme for the remainder of the year is as follows:

Where Are We from? Are We Alone? How Did the Universe Begin?

  1. April 25: "We know that we know (almost) nothing: Cosmology after 1995", by Bruce Bassett (UCT).
  2. May 09: "Is there somebody out there? Exoplanets and the search for extraterrestrial life", by John Menzies (SAAO).
  3. May 23: "Is there somebody out there? Exoplanets and the search for extraterrestrial life", by John Menzies (SAAO).

Across the Universe

  1. June 13: "The Solar System", by Amanda Gulbis (SAAO).
  2. June 27: "The Solar System", by Amanda Gulbis (SAAO).
  3. July 11: "Life and death of stars", by Patricia Whitelock (SAAO).
  4. July 25: "Life and death of stars", by Enrico Olivier (UWC).
  5. August 08: "The Milky Way and other galaxies", by Petri Vaisanen (SAAO).
  6. August 22: "The Milky Way and other galaxies", by Petri Vaisanen (SAAO).
  7. September 12: "Black holes", by Phil Charles (SAAO).
  8. September 26: "Black holes", by Phil Charles (SAAO).

How To Do Astronomy

  1. October 10: "The physics behind astrophysics", by Kevin Govender (SAAO).
  2. October 24: "The physics behind astrophysics", by Nicola Loaring (SAAO).
  3. November 14: "Decoding the cosmos: Telescopes around the world (and in space)", by David Buckley (SAAO).
  4. November 28: "Decoding the cosmos: Telescopes around the world (and in space)", by Peter Martinez (SAAO).

The Road Ahead

  1. December 12: "The future of astronomy in South Africa", by Renée Kraan-Korteweg (UCT).
  2. December 19: "The future of astronomy in South Africa", by Erwin de Block (UCT).

via: Thembela Mantungwa (SAAO)

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