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Lindsay Centennial Symposium


Officially opening the Lindsay conference (left to right): Professor Tom Ray (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies); Mr Tom Hanney and Ms Mary Bunting, Joint Secretaries, North/South Ministerial Council; Dr Maire Brück; Professor Mark Bailey; and Dr Niall Holohan.

Other photos here.

Presentations, Videos and Slides

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mark Bailey, Mary Bunting and Tom Hanney
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Maire Brück (University of Edinburgh)
"Armagh, Dunsink and the Early Days of the Irish Astronomical Society"
Abstract, Slides and Video

John Butler (Armagh Observatory)
"The Armagh-Dunsink-Harvard Telescope: From Dream to Oblivion"
Abstract, Slides and Video

Tom Mason (Armagh Planetarium)
"Lindsay and Armagh Planetarium"
Abstract, Slides and Video

James O'Connor (Irish Astronomical Society)
"The Irish Astronomical Society: Some Key Moments"
Abstract

James O'Connor (Irish Astronomical Society)
"Bill Mackle Video of IAS Activities from the Late 1940s and Early 1950s"
Abstract and Video

Terry Moseley (Irish Astronomical Association)
"Eric Lindsay: ABC to Z -- Some Personal Recollections"
Abstract and Video

Tom Ray (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies)
"Accretion Disks and Outflows Around Brown Dwarfs"
Abstract and Video

Anthony Moraghan (Trinity College Dublin; Armagh Observatory)
"The Influence of the Environment on the Evolution of Protostellar Outflows"
Abstract, Slides and Video

Miruna Popescu (Armagh Observatory)
"The Dark Side of the Sun: Myths and Facts about Coronal Holes, their Bright Events and the Fast Solar Wind"
Abstract, Slides and Video

Bebe Ishak (Armagh Observatory)
"On the Novel Finding that Blinkers and TREEs are the Same Phenomenon"
Abstract, Slides and Video

Andy Shearer (NUI Galway)
"Pulsars, Supernova Remnants and Extremely Large Telescopes"
Abstract

Brian Espey (Trinity College Dublin)
"Understanding Mass Loss in Evolved Stars Like the Sun"
Abstract, Slides and Video

Eamonn Ansbro (Kingsland Observatory; Open University; Armagh Observatory)
"An Outer Solar System High Ecliptic Latitude Survey"
Abstract, Slides and Video

Mark Bailey (Armagh Observatory)
"The Armagh Observatory Human Orrery"
Abstract, Slides and Video

Robin Lindsay (Lindsay Family)
"Family Memories of a Very Special Uncle and Closing Remarks"
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Public Lecture - Allan Chapman (University of Oxford)
"Robert Ball: Ireland's Astronomical Muse"
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Last Revised: 2007 February 1st
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