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IAYC 2018

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IAYC 2018

Published: 10 October 2018

The International Astronomical Youth Camp, 2018, was held in the UK for the second time in its 49 year history, last summer.

Pocket rockets

Pocket rockets News

Pocket rockets

Published: 3 October 2018

Imagine a fleet of small satellites able to work together, flying to deep space targets, hitching a lift on the launch of other spacecraft. As Roger Walker and his ESA colleagues write, this is now in the Space Agency's plans/

A DIY radio telescope

A DIY radio telescope Outreach

A DIY radio telescope

Published: 1 October 2018

If you want to do radio astronomy, then build yourself a radio telescope. That's what a group of students at the University of Exeter thought, and now they are ready to peer into the galactic centre.

RAS200 in Africa

RAS200 in Africa RAS

RAS200 in Africa

Published: 29 September 2018

The October issue of A&G covers one of the RAS200 Bicentenary outreach projects will be taking place in South Africa, using a major exhibition as the focus for astronomy education and outreach.

Gaia's three-dimensional sky

Gaia's three-dimensional sky News

Gaia's three-dimensional sky

Published: 3 September 2018

A flythrough of the galaxy based on the distribution of hot massive stars proves a spectacular movie.

Kielder’s new observatory

Kielder’s new observatory News

Kielder’s new observatory

Published: 14 July 2018

Ten years after it opened, Kielder Observatory has taken a big step forward with a new observatory building, the Gillian Dickinson Astroimaging Academy, and an enhanced range of events and courses.

Sea to stars launches in Cornwall

Sea to stars launches in Cornwall Blog

Sea to stars launches in Cornwall

Published: 3 May 2018

One of the Society’s Bicentenary outreach projects got off to a flying start over Easter, with a launch event that had Truro residents and tourists talking about astronomy.

Sea to stars launches in Cornwall

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One of the Society’s Bicentenary outreach projects got off to a flying start over Easter, with a launch event that had Truro residents and tourists talking about astronomy.

OU Astro Weekend

OU Astro Weekend People

OU Astro Weekend

Published: 2 May 2018

David Morris recounts a successful weekend for OU students – and for the RAS.

Stargazing at the Tower

Stargazing at the Tower Outreach

Stargazing at the Tower

Published: 22 March 2018

Don Kurtz will be speaking at an outreach event in the grounds of Houghton Tower in November this year, together with opportunities for stargazing whatever the weather.

All-round astronomy on your computer

All-round astronomy on your computer News

All-round astronomy on your computer

Published: 22 February 2018

Images have long been a powerful tool for both understanding and sharing understanding of the universe. But big data and better computing power means that you can now explore in three dimensions.

UK Olympiad success in Thailand

UK Olympiad success in Thailand News

UK Olympiad success in Thailand

Published: 4 December 2017

Five UK sixth-formers have returned from a successful International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics with medals and prizes.

Wave at Kepler

Wave at Kepler Outreach

Wave at Kepler

Published: 27 November 2017

NASA's hugely successful Kepler missing is getting close to the end of its life – but it's going to turn and look at Earth on 10 December and you could wave goodbye.

Young stars shine at the RAS

Young stars shine at the RAS Outreach

Young stars shine at the RAS

Published: 15 September 2017

GCSE Astronomy at the Royal Astronomical Society - results are in!

Promises of some gravity

Promises of some gravity Blog

Promises of some gravity

Published: 12 September 2017

It's two years since the first black hole merger event was detected by LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Organisation. What's next?

Promises of some gravity

Promises of some gravity Content

It's two years since the first black hole merger event was detected by LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Organisation. What's next?

Eddington's total eclipse

Eddington's total eclipse News

Eddington's total eclipse

Published: 21 August 2017

As people across the USA watch a total eclipse of the Sun, think back 98 years to one visible to far fewer people but of great significance to astrophysics

Astronomy, BPD and Me

Astronomy, BPD and Me Blog

Astronomy, BPD and Me

Published: 21 July 2017

Understanding my mental health issues and my obsession with Astrophysics and how I have managed to hold on tightly to my passion whilst battling with my demons.

Astronomy, BPD and Me

Astronomy, BPD and Me Content

Understanding my mental health issues and my obsession with Astrophysics and how I have managed to hold on tightly to my passion whilst battling with my demons.

Planets in our solar system and beyond

Planets in our solar system and beyond Blog

Planets in our solar system and beyond

Published: 5 May 2017

James Dawson writes about a one-day Meeting of the British Astronomical Association in Eastbourne

Planets in our solar system and beyond

Planets in our solar system and beyond Content

James Dawson writes about a one-day Meeting of the British Astronomical Association in Eastbourne

Society for the History of Astronomy Spring Conference, Cambridge

Society for the History of Astronomy Spring Conference, Cambridge Blog

Society for the History of Astronomy Spring Conference, Cambridge

Published: 16 April 2017

The Society for the History of Astronomy's 2017 Spring Conference being held at the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge.

Society for the History of Astronomy Spring Conference, Cambridge

Society for the History of Astronomy Spring Conference, Cambridge Content

The Society for the History of Astronomy's 2017 Spring Conference being held at the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge.

February: dust, dark skies and lunar swirls

February: dust, dark skies and lunar swirls News

February: dust, dark skies and lunar swirls

Published: 19 February 2017

The February 2017 issue of A&G is packed full of articles that delve into the formation of the solar system, a mission to another planetary system, Saturn's current sheet and more

Opening Boundaries in Astronomy

Opening Boundaries in Astronomy Outreach

Opening Boundaries in Astronomy

Published: 10 February 2017

Winter School on Astronomy brings nations together to pursue astronomy

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