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The Cambridge University Astronomical Society exists to provide for and to encourage an interest in all aspects of Astronomy.

CUAS is one of the most active academic societies in Cambridge. We aim to cater for observers of all levels of expertise, so don’t be put off if you’ve never tried it before! We hold weekly talks in Michaelmas and Lent terms and also organise a wide range of social events, including formal dinners and garden parties.

All regular talks and obsnights are free to members (or cost £2 for non-members) – membership can be bought (£12 life, £7 annual) at any of our regular events.

Please see our website for further information: http://www.srcf.ucam.org/astronomy/

Or Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CUAstroSoc/

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2 upcoming talks and 96 talks in the archive.

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Anne Davis.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 30 January 2018, 19:45-21:30

A random walk through accreting black holes

UserDr William Alston, IoA Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 14 November 2017, 19:45-21:30

The Magnetic Sun

UserProfessor Michael Proctor.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 31 October 2017, 19:45-21:30

The Beauty and Science of Nebulae

UserDr Carolin Crawford.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 24 October 2017, 19:45-21:30

From Mars to Multiverse

UserLord Martin Rees, OM, FRS, FREng, FMedSci, FRAS.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 10 October 2017, 19:45-21:30

Our Dynamic Sun

UserDr Helen Mason (DAMTP).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 14 March 2017, 19:45-20:45

Gaia - one billion objects in 3+ dimensions

CANCELLED

UserProfessor Gerry Gilmore (IOA).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 07 March 2017, 19:45-20:45

The Plurality of Worlds

UserDr Amaury Triaud (IoA).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 28 February 2017, 19:45-20:45

Planets, comets, dust.. or aliens… around KIC8462852

UserProfessor Mark Wyatt (IoA).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2017, 19:45-20:45

Stars and the Origin of the Elements

UserProfessor Christopher Tout (IOA).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 31 January 2017, 19:45-20:45

A Comet's Tale

Note new start time of 19:45

UserJonathan Shanklin.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 24 January 2017, 19:45-20:45

Is the Milky Way Special?

UserProfessor Chris Lintott (University of Oxford).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 08 November 2016, 19:30-20:30

Black Holes: The most extreme physics laboratories in the Universe

NOTE THURSDAY RATHER THAN TUESDAY

UserDr Matt Middleton (School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southampton).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 03 November 2016, 19:30-20:30

Cosmology after the first 5 minutes

UserSarah Bosman (Institute of Astronomy).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2016, 19:30-20:30

The satellites of the Milky Way

UserGabriel Torrealba (Institute of Astronomy).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 18 October 2016, 19:30-20:30

Jupiter and JUNO

FREE FOR ALL

UserDr. Carolin Crawford ( Institute of Astronomy).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 11 October 2016, 19:30-20:30

Measuring the Universe with a 10^26 inch ruler

UserProf Alan Heavens, Astrophysics Group, Imperial College London.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 03 March 2015, 19:30-20:30

How cold is dark matter?

UserProf Martin Haehnelt, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 24 February 2015, 19:30-20:30

Chemical Compositions of Extrasolar Planets

UserDr Nikku Madhusudhan, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 27 January 2015, 19:30-20:30

The Hidden Universe Revealed

UserProf Robert C. Kennicutt, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 20 January 2015, 19:30-20:30

Is the All-There-Is all there is? Intimations of our place in the cosmos

UserDr Roberto Trotta, Imperial College London.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 02 December 2014, 19:30-20:30

Weighing the Universe with the Lightest Elements

UserProf Max Pettini, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 19:30-20:30

Cosmology (Title TBA)

UserDr Anthony Challinor, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP) & Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 18 November 2014, 19:30-20:30

Asteroseismology (Title TBA)

UserProf Donald Kurtz, University of Central Lancashire.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 10 November 2014, 19:30-20:30

50 Years of X-ray Astronomy

UserDr Stephen Walker, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2014, 19:30-20:30

How to simulate our Universe?

UserDr Debora Sijacki, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 28 October 2014, 19:30-20:30

Planets, asteroids and dust around nearby stars

UserDr Mark Wyatt, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 21 October 2014, 19:30-20:30

Night Vision: exploring the infrared universe

UserProf Michael Rowan-Robinson, Imperial College London.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 14 October 2014, 19:30-20:30

The Puzzling Diversity of Exoplanets

UserProf Didier Queloz (University of Cambridge).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 06 March 2014, 19:30-20:30

New Evidence for Modified Gravity

UserIndranil Banik.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 19:30-20:30

Fingerprints of the Early Universe

UserDr Hiranya Peiris (UCL).

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 19:00-20:00

Comets - Omens of Doom

UserJonathan Shanklin, Director of the BAA and SPA Comet Sections.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 26 November 2013, 19:30-20:30

The Fireworks Universe: a Brief History of the Big Bang Theories

UserDr Simon Mitton, Vice President Royal Astronomical Society, St Edmund's College.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 05 November 2013, 18:00-19:00

Gaia: ESA's next big astrophysics mission

UserProf Gerry Gilmore, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 29 October 2013, 19:30-20:30

The British Interplanetary Society and the UK Space Industry

UserAlistair Scott, President of the British Interplanetary Society.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2013, 20:00-21:00

TBC

UserDr Stephen Serjeant, Open University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 05 March 2013, 20:00-21:00

Magnetars, the most extreme neutron stars. Multiwavelenght emissions

UserDr Silvia Zane, University College London.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2013, 20:00-21:00

High energy particles and atmospheric electricity

UserProfessor Giles Harrison, University of Reading.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 12 February 2013, 20:00-21:00

Tim Peake: ESA Astronaut

UserEuropean Space Agency.

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre, New Museums Site.

ClockFriday 08 February 2013, 13:00-15:00

AGN Feedback: How a central black hole can control a galaxy

UserProfessor Andy Fabian, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 05 February 2013, 20:00-21:00

An astronomer in Antarctica

UserDr Jon Shanklin, British Antarctic Survey.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 22 January 2013, 20:00-21:00

The Higgs and the Cosmological Constant

UserProfessor David Tong, DAMTP, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 27 November 2012, 20:00-21:00

Protoplanetary Discs

UserDr Meng Xiang-Gruess, DAMTP, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 20 November 2012, 20:00-21:00

Diffraction-Limited Imaging in the Visible on Large Ground Based Telescopes

UserProfessor Craig Mackay, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 06 November 2012, 20:00-21:00

Cambridge: Sundials and Time

UserDr Frank King, The Computer Laboratory, Cambridge .

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 30 October 2012, 20:00-21:00

Is there or was there Life on Mars: Exploring Mars

UserProfessor Mark Sims, University of Leicester .

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 23 October 2012, 20:00-21:00

The UK Space Agency

UserDr Nick Cox, UK Space Agency.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 09 October 2012, 20:00-21:00

The Hershel Program

UserProf Matt Griffin , Cardiff University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 28 February 2012, 20:00-21:00

Asteroid Deflection

UserDr Max Vasile - University of Strathclyde.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2012, 20:00-21:00

Evolution applied to extraterrestrials

UserProf Simon Conway Morris , University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 14 February 2012, 20:00-21:00

T.W. Webb, his Society, and Double Stars

UserMr Bob Argyle , University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 24 January 2012, 20:00-21:00

The Fermi Paradox

UserMr Ducan Lunan of Astronomers of the Future Ltd.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 17 January 2012, 20:00-21:00

Galactic Archeology

UserDr Chris Lintott , University of Oxford.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 29 November 2011, 20:00-21:00

Gravitational lensing

UserDr Sarah Bridle , UCL.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 22 November 2011, 20:00-21:00

Recent Results from Cassini

UserProf Andrew Coates , UCL.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 15 November 2011, 20:00-21:00

The Hubbles space telescope and Supernovae

UserProf Stephen Smartt , Queen's University Belfast.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 08 November 2011, 20:00-21:00

Red Sprites : film night

UserProf Peter McLeish , Montreal.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 01 November 2011, 20:00-21:00

The Geology of Meteorites

UserProf Monica Grady , Open University.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2011, 20:00-21:00

The search for the highest redshift quasars

UserProf Paul Hewett , University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 18 October 2011, 20:00-21:00

Active Galaxies and the Amateur

UserDr Nick Hewitt, British Astronomical Association.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 10 March 2011, 20:00-21:00

A Journey Around Saturn, its Rings and Moons

Observation Night

UserDr Carolin Crawford, Institute of Astronomy.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Insitute of Astronomy.

ClockThursday 03 March 2011, 20:00-21:00

Cosmic Inflation for Beginners

UserDr Mike Hobson, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 17 February 2011, 20:00-21:00

The Remains of Recent Exploding Stars in our Galaxy

UserDr Dave Green, Cavendish Laboratory.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 10 February 2011, 20:00-21:00

Magellan looks at Venus

UserProf Dan McKenzie, University of Cambridge.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockThursday 27 January 2011, 20:00-21:00

Imaging the Deep Sky

Observation Night

UserNik Szymanek.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Insitute of Astronomy.

ClockThursday 18 November 2010, 20:00-21:00

Ancient Astronomy in South America

UserProf. Clive Ruggles, University of Leicester.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 11 November 2010, 20:00-21:00

Measuring Stellar Radial Velocities

Observation Night

UserProf. Roger Griffin, IoA.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Insitute of Astronomy.

ClockThursday 04 November 2010, 20:00-21:00

Jupiter and its Climatic Cycles

Observation Night

UserDr John Rogers, Director of Jupiter Section, BAA.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Insitute of Astronomy.

ClockThursday 28 October 2010, 20:00-21:00

Hunting for Meteorites in Antartica and Australia

CANCELED

UserDr Gretchen Benedix, Natural History Musuem, London.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockThursday 21 October 2010, 20:00-21:00

Mars

Observation Night with a Talk

UserDr Richard McKim, BAA.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Insitute of Astronomy.

ClockTuesday 23 February 2010, 20:00-21:00

Getting started in deep sky observing

Observation Night with a Talk

UserDr Stewart Moore, BAA.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Insitute of Astronomy.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2010, 20:00-21:00

Life in Extreme Environments for Astronomers

UserProfessor Charles Cockell, Open University.

House Mill Lane Room 4.

ClockWednesday 10 February 2010, 17:50-18:50

Sir Arthur Eddington: Man, Myth & Mystic

UserMark Hurn, Institute of Astronomy.

House Mill Lane Room 4.

ClockWednesday 03 February 2010, 17:50-18:50

Comets, meteors and other phenomena of the night sky

Observation Night with a Talk

UserDr Jonathan Shanklin, BAS and BAA.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre, Insitute of Astronomy.

ClockTuesday 01 December 2009, 20:00-21:00

Pulsars - 42 Years On

Free to all

UserProfessor Antony Hewish, MRAO.

House Mill Lane Room 4.

ClockWednesday 25 November 2009, 18:00-19:00

The Next 20 Years in Astronomy

Free to all

UserProfessor Sir Martin Rees, The Astronomer Royal.

HouseBristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 25 February 2009, 20:00-21:00

Electromagnetism and Black Holes

UserProf. Donald Lynden-Bell, IoA, University of Cambridge.

HouseMaxwell Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 11 February 2009, 20:00-21:00

Red Spirals and Voorwerpen: Exploring the Galaxy Zoo

UserDr. Chris Lintott, University of Oxford.

HouseMaxwell Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 28 January 2009, 20:00-21:00

From Babylon to the Big Bang

First talk of term

UserHeather Couper and Nigel Henbest.

HouseMaxwell Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 21 January 2009, 20:00-21:00

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