Professor Carolin Crawford at Stargazing Live 2017.
St Peter’s School is again going to be holding a Stargazing Live Party on Friday 12 January 2018 from 5.30pm onwards in the Queen Anne Dining Room and Shepherd Hall at St Olave’s School.
The evening will constitute an Astronomy/Physics exhibition (including mobile planetarium), exhibitors, telescope retailers and hands-on experiments. Anyone is able to visit the exhibition - tickets are not required for this.
This will be followed by a lecture at 7.00pm in the Memorial Hall at St Peter's School from Dr Pete Edwards of the University of Durham.
Admission to both the exhibition and the lecture is free, but you must reserve a place for the lecture via Eventbrite.
Dr Pete Edwards, University of Durham: Gravity, Gas and Stardust
How and when did our universe begin? What made it look like this? How will it end? These are all questions that have preoccupied mankind since the beginning of civilisation. This lecture will explore humanity’s latest progress in developing an understanding of what makes our universe tick.