Guildford Astronomical Society



The 2021-2022 season will again consist of online Zoom meetings.
The University Lecture theatres remain inaccessible.
Joining details of each meeting will be sent out prior to each talk.

SEPTEMBER20212ndProf Brad Gibson. Director, E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics. Hull UniversityStellar Winds - givers and takers of life
OCTOBER20217thMark McIntyreMeteors: an observer's guide
NOVEMBER20214thPaul FellowsQuark Stars and Strange Matter
DECEMBER20212ndProf Craig Underwood. Emeritus Professor of Spacecraft Engineering at the Surrey Space Centre, University of Surrey. He has over 35 years’ experience in space systems engineering and has worked on numerous small satellite missions, specialising in sensors and instrumentation for radiation detection, optical and radar remote sensing. Craig graduated from the University of York in 1982 with a B.Sc. in Physics with Computer Science. He gained his PhD from the University of Surrey in 1996 with his work on the effects on the ionising radiation on space electronics. Craig is author or co-author of some 200 scientific papers and still teaches modules on the Spacecraft Engineering degrees at the University of Surrey in his retirement.A Grand Tour - Pioneering Missions to Jupiter and Saturn
JANUARY20226thDr Robert Massey. Deputy Executive Director
Royal Astronomical Society
Moon : Art, Science and Culture
FEBUARY20223rdProf Erminia Calabrese. Prof of Astrophysics, Cardiff UniversityThe Atacama Desert's view of the microwave sky
MARCH20223rdDr Guillaume Mahler. - Marie Curie Research Fellow
Department of Physics at Durham University
Gravitational Lensing
APRIL20227thProf Nial Tanvir, Lecturer in Physics and Astronomy, Leicester UniversityShort-duration gamma-ray bursts, kilonovae and gravitational waves.
MAY20225thKate Womack, University of HullThe Cosmological origins of the chemical elements
JULY20225thAGM - GAS members only
August2022No Meeting