Month: September 2014

Pythagorean Astronomy: AstroCamp 2014

Posted on 30 September 2014 by Chris North

Chris North Autumn and spring are the time of year when you typically find star parties – groups of astronomers meeting to do some stargazing, share hints and tips, and generally socialise. One of the friendliest I’ve been to is “AstroCamp”, which meets twice a year at a campsite on the outskirts of Cwmdu, between
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Postgraduate student is a Science Showoff

Posted on 22 September 2014 by Haley Gomez

Postgraduate student Matt Allen, participated in the somewhat terrifying Science Showoff competition earlier this week.  Science Showoff is an open-mic night for scientists to flex their funny bones and, well, pretty much show off. Matt talked about a hypothetical manned NASA mission in 2057 to the centre of a black hole. Going through the gory
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