22 November 2012

11 November 2012

JUPITER AND THE PLEIADES

Jupiter and the Pleiades in the Eastern sky, taken from Blackheath with 15 x 70 binoculars (magnification 15, aperture size 70 mm).

Jupiter and the moons (L-R): Callisto, Europa and Ganymede. F5, exp time 1/8s, ISO 3200

Jupiter and the moons (L-R): Callisto, Europa, Io (closest left side) and Ganymede. F4.5, exp time 1/13s, ISO 6400

Jupiter and the moons (L-R): Callisto, Europa, Io (closest left side) and Ganymede. F4.5, exp time 1/13s, ISO 6400

The Pleiades: a cluster of stars 1/50 the age of the Sun. These will disperse in 250 million years. F3.5, exp time 1/13s, ISO 12800

2 October 2012

IOP JIGGLING ATOMS ARTS + PHYSICS PROJECT

I talk about Stellar Evolution and neutrinos for the awesome Jiggling Atoms project at the Rag Factory, Shoreditch.



1 October 2012

FLAMSTEED ASTRO TALK

I talk about the importance of spectroscopy in understanding the Universe at the Flamsteed Astronomical Society meeting.

Flamsteed Astronomical Society 'CSI Universe: Space and Spectra'

12 August 2012

WILDERNESS FESTIVAL

Possibly one of the best festivals I've been to and always a pleasure to give a talk there, the magical beautiful Wilderness Festival in Cornbury Park.

Space van




Exoplanets and the hunt for life
ROG vs Oxford: We talk about the hottest space news 
The awesome Oxford guys talk about Curiosity and the '7 minutes of terror'
Making a scale Solar System







4 August 2012

CURIOSITY ON MARS, CHANNEL 4 NEWS

Matt Fry interviews me about the very awesome Curiosity rover about to land on Mars and look for evidence of habitability in Gale Crater.

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