Merseyside Astronomy Day

The MAD is a chance to hear about the cutting edge research being done by some of the world's leading astrophysicists. Speakers from Universities around the UK will give 4 talks throughout the day and will make up a panel of experts ready to answer your questions.

The Merseyside Astronomy Day is most suitable for adults and over 12s, doors open 10.30am.

The on-site café will be open for lunch, but you are welcome to bring your own food. We are also conveniently located near to a number of sandwich shops and cafés. There will also be a range of stands and hands-on activities for you to explore during the breaks.

The Programme

The Programme: Saturday 26th April 2014

10:30Doors open and explore the exhibition
10:50Welcome
11:00Talk 1: Dr Stacey Habergham: Exploring the Universe using Exploding Stars
11:40Talk 2: Prof Richard Holme: Planetary Magnetic Fields
12:20-13:30Lunch and explore the exhibition
13:30Talk 3: Dr Ricardo Schiavon: The Exciting Life of the Milky Way Galaxy
14:10-14:30Short Break
14:30 New: Ask the Astronomers
15:00Talk 4: Dr Chris Watson: Extrasolar Worlds - as alien as they get
15:30-15:40Closing Remarks
Please note that this programme is a draft and may need to be slightly altered on the day.
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