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John Thatcher – The James Webb Space Telescope At Work

Hybrid: University of Wolverhampton & Zoom Room MA030, Wulfruna Building, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

The talk will provide a basic understanding of JWST and why it looks the way it does along with a look at some of the results obtained during the first year of science observations. John retired in May 2013 after over 30 years working in the space industry, mainly involved in spacecraft engineering and project ... Read more

Professor Chris Lintott – Our Accidental Universe

Hybrid: University of Wolverhampton & Zoom Room MA030, Wulfruna Building, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

Professor Chris Lintott, astrophysicist, author and broadcaster presents this years lecture held in memorial of former Wolvas president Paul Pope. Exploring a cosmos as vast as ours is bound to result in a few surprises. In this talk, Chris Lintott (BBC Sky at Night/University of Oxford) explains how astronomers stumble across their discoveries. From the ... Read more