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From: TerryMoselaol.com
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 16:36:52 EST
Subject: 3 Lectures, 3 TV Progs.

Hi all, 

1. LECTURE: A final reminder about the next IAA meeting, on Wednesday 1 
December, at 7.30 p.m., in Stranmillis College, Belfast, when Dr Don Pollaco (QUB) 
will talk on his amazing 'SuperWASP' project. (Nothing to do with 'killer 
bees' - WASP is for 'Wide Angle Search for Planets'.) It's in Lecture Room 5, main 
building, and admission is free, including light refreshments.

2. TV:  Wednesday, 1 December:    9.00pm on BBC4 TV: Light Fantastic: Let 
there be light - first of four programmes about light. Repeated Thursday, 7.00pm
    See: here.

3. TV:  More details on the TV Prog on Sunday 5 Dec:  "What we Still Don't 
Know" is listed for 8.0pm. Sunday  on C4, starting this Sunday, 5 Dec. It 
appears to be series of 3. Seems to be a mix of sci-fi and philosophy!  (thanks to 
Peter Paice for that info)

4. LECTURE:. Monday, 6 Dec., 8.00pm, St Patrick's College, Drumcondra: Prof. 
Susan McKenna-Lawlor (NUIM) on 'Voyages to the Edge of Forever'

5. TV:  Monday, 6 Dec., BBC1 TV, 12.10-12.50am The Sky at Night - The world's 
largest telescope, the VLT in Chile and what it does. ( With our own IAA 
member Dr Alan Fitzsimmons, QUB, starring!).    Repeated on BBC4 TV, 8.30-9.30pm.

6. LECTURE: Tuesday, 7 Dec., 8.00pm, Henry Grattan Building, DCU, Dr Allan 
Chapman on 'Lord Rosse: The Beginning of Deep Space Astronomy in 19th Century 
Ireland'. This lecture is sponsored by the British Council. (Any member from ANY 
astro society in Ireland will be admitted at the 3euro rate (normally 5euro). 
Also there will be a free pair of tickets for any Irish Astro Society 
committee members.)

Clear Skies,

Terry Moseley


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