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Astronomy, Pythagorean Astronomy, Radio and Podcasts

Pythagorean Astronomy: Herding Megacomets

Posted on 29 July 2021 by Chris North

In late June an interesting object was discovered heading inwards from the outer solar system, identified in archival images from a survey of the sky. It was initially thought to be worth keeping an eye on over the next decade or so, as it approaches the orbit of Saturn before heading back out to the
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3D model of LiteBIRD satellite in front of an image of stars, galaxies and the CMB

Astronomy, Pythagorean Astronomy, Radio and Podcasts

Pythagorean Astronomy: Cosmic Developments

Posted on 1 July 2021 by Chris North

Our understand of the Universe has changed a great deal in the last 100 years. From Einstein’s theories of relativity and measurements of the expanding Universe, to the discovery of the Cosmic Microwave Background and the mysterious Dark Energy. But what are the current mysteries and unknowns that we still want to uncover? And how
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Astronomy, Pythagorean Astronomy

Pythagorean Astronomy: Learned Societies and Society Learning

Posted on 2 June 2021 by Chris North

This month, we’re joined by two people who’ve just been elected to prestigious roles in science here in the UK. Professor Mike Edmunds has just become President-elect of the Royal Astronomical Society, while Professor Bernard Schutz has recently been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. Both these societies have a long history, and we
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Physics, Schools, Secondary

Join Our 2021 Online Summer Schools

Posted on 25 May 2021 by Grace Mullally

For the fifth year, Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy are running a summer school for AS level students interested in studying Physics at University. This year, as in 2020, the summer school will run online, from Monday 7th to Friday 18th June. We are excited to announce that the summer school will take
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