Anders Johan Lexell (1740-1784). His contribution to the discovery of Uranus. Dr Johan Sten, University of Helsinki, Finland. BRLSI 15.9.17. 5.30pm.
Joint Public Lecture Bath University and William Herschel Society. Dr Marek Kukula, Public Astronomer, Old Royal Observatory, Greenwich.
Joint WHS/BIS Lecture. Robin Brand
Robert Fosbury, European Southern Observatory (ESO)
Thursday March 9th, 2017 1930-
Friday March 10th, 2017 1930-
“Lina” explores the lives and obsessions of brother and sister William and Caroline Herschel. Both talented musicians and celebrated astronomers, they studied the universe and mapped the stars from their garden in 18th Century Bath.
Friday 3rd February, BRLSI, 7.30 pm. Mercury rising – measuring temperature through time, Prof Graham Machin, National Physical Laboratory (Annual Dick Phillips Lecture).
Dr Hendrik van Eerten, University of Bath