Tuesday 23rd February Meeting – Gravity Waves and Stellar Lifecycles


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 9th February Meeting – Supernova Stellar Explosions


The upcoming meeting should be an extremely interesting one as we delve into the science behind supernovae – stellar explosions, with a video presentation that goes into depth behind the mysteries of these phenomenal events. As usual, weather permitting – we will also have the 14 inch Meade telescope available […] Read more»

Caltech Researchers Reveal Evidence For Giant Ninth Planet Beyond Pluto


Two Caltech scientists today (January 20th) revealed that they have evidence of a near Neptune sized body that is orbiting the sun in the outer reaches of the Solar System. Konstantin Batygin and Mike Brown of the California Institute of Technology released their results from months of detailed computer simulations […] Read more»


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