What’s On

October 18th – AGM plus “Why Do We Think There Was A Big Bang?” by John Mallett and “Long-period Eclipsing Binaries” by Alex Vincent.

November 15th – Dr Christian Byrnes of Sussex University “Quantum Mechanics in the Sky: How the Small and Large Scales are Related”

December 20th –  Jane Russell – Neolithic Rock Art in Britain and Ireland: Is there a meaning to the Art? Are they sacred or Secular Works of art, do they have connections with Astronomy, or are they simply random graffiti? ” (with a discussion afterwards)


January 17th – Annual WAS January Social – food, drink, quizzes etc.

February 21st William Joyce F.R.A.S. – “The Big Bang and Inflation”

March 21st “Variable Stars” – John Mallett F.R.A.S.

April 18th – Graham Bryant  “Sun Sea and Smoke” – A Tale of a Wealthy Victorian Family of Solar Amateur Astronomers with a Worthing Connection!

May 16th – Andy Thomas, Researcher, Author and Broadcaster  “The Crop Circle Mystery”

June 20th – “Cassini at Saturn : The End of an Era” – Professor Carl Murray of Queen Mary, University of London.

July 18th – Dr. Iocopo Vivarelli of Sussex University. “The Higgs Boson: A look beyond the media hype”

September 19th – Dr. David Bacon, University of Portsmouth  “Probing the dark universe with a trio of extraordinary telescopes”

November 21st – Andy Thomas, Researcher, Author and Broadcaster  “Unexplained Mysteries and Cover-Ups” covering UFOs and related phenomena…a lecture guaranteed to spark debate!

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