Havering Astronomical Society January 2021 dates

Havering Astronomical Society have published their online calendar of events for January 2021 (please note the slightly earlier start time from January).

Thursday 07 January 7.15 for 7.30pm – Online talk by Prof. Marc Schumann, Professor of Experimental Astroparticle Physics at the University of Freiburg. His talk, entitled ‘Exploring the Dark Universe with XENON’, will address the XENON ‘search for dark matter’ project and some selected recent results.

Wednesday 20 January, 7.15 for 7.30pm – Online talk by Prof. Alan Fitzsimmons, Professor of Astronomy at Queen’s University Belfast. His talk, entitled ‘Understanding Near-Earth Objects and Planetary Defence’, will focus on how we discover and track Near-Earth Objects (asteroids and comets) impact probabilities with Earth and how we mitigate these risks.

Further details on both events from Liz on 07706 885 948 or e-mail via enquiries@havastro.co.uk  . You can also visit their website havastro.co.uk  .

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