February 2017 Meeting PDF Print E-mail

The next meeting of 2017 is our annual Andrew Trimble Memorial Lecture, it will be held on Monday 6th February, it starts at 8pm sharp in our usual venue of Ballyclare High School Lecture Theatre. Directions can be found here.

stephen smarttOur speaker for this special meeting is Professor Stephen Smartt from Queens University Belfast and his talk is titled 'Black Holes And Disappearing Stars'.

We are delighted to have Stephen back with us for this special talk and I'm sure you will all make him very welcome. Stephen is a global authority on Supernova and is also the Director of the Astrophysics Research Centre at QUB. Please have a look at his university page linked here to appreciate the full scope of his work and research.

This is as always a special night in our season, as we remember the contribution that Andrew Trimble made to not just our small society but to the wider field of astronomy in Ireland. Please fell free to come along to this lecture as it promises to be a great night.

Please note: Under 16's are very welcome but due to our child protection policy, we ask that they are accompanied by an adult.

As always the talk is free, a donation bucket is available at the door if you wish to support us in our work! Refreshments are available (also free) after the meeting and so is some good chat!

Hope to see you all there!


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