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Tuesday 23rd February Meeting – Gravity Waves and Stellar Lifecycles

Gravitational-Waves

Recently, there has been an announcement that will change the face of physics and cosmology. One hundred years after Einstein first predicted, we now have conformation of gravity waves. But – what are they, and why are they so important? TAS committee member George Gomez will be giving a brief […] Read more»



Tuesday 25 August meeting – “Astronomical Alchemy” – the origin of elements

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“Astronomical Alchemy” – the origin of elements While hydrogen and helium were produced in the Big Bang, the origin of heavier elements, the silicon in rocks, the iron in our blood, and the oxygen we breathe, lies in the lifecycle of stars. Nuclear fusion reactions in stars produce energy and […] Read more»





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