Monthly Meetings 2024-2025

The following are the dates of this season's monthly meetings, with details of speakers. As usual, all meetings are on Friday evenings, starting at 7.15 p.m. for a 7.30 pm start. will be held at the Planetarium, Wynyard Woodland Park, just outside Stockton, off the A177 Durham Road, TS21 3JG, until further notice.

# Amateur talk

## Academic subject, but“not too technical“ presentation

13 September

“Title t.b.a.“ by Dr. Jürgen Schmoll, Chairman of CaDAS #

11 October

“It´s Not Rocket Science ( Well, it is, but it´s not that hard if you leave out the maths! )” by Dr. Steve Barrett of Liverpool University ( via Zoom ) ##

8 November

“Venus — Penguins in its Clouds?” by Dr. Julian Onions of Nottingham University ##

13 December

“Weighing the Earth?“ by Dr. John McCue FRAS, Honorary Vice-President of CaDAS #

10 January 2025

“Isaac Newton and the Surrey Pumas“ by Mike Frost FRAS of Coventry AS ( via Zoom ) #

14 February

“The Promise of Gravitational Waves” by Dr. Sue Bowler FRAS of Leeds University, Editor of RAS Astronomy and Geophysics journal ##

14 March

“Title t.b.a.” by Prof. Chris Done of Durham University ##

11 April

“Searching for Living Fossils of Early Galaxies with Machine Learning” by Dr. Ting-Yun ( Sunny ) Cheng of Durham University ##

9 May

“John Flamsteed, England´s First Astronomer Royal’ by Dr. Mike Lancaster of Derby AS #

13 June

“AGM plus members´ short talks.

Note that Dr. Steve Barrett in October and Mike Frost in January will be speaking via Zoom, projected in the Planetarium.