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Solar century People

Solar century

Published: 2 October 2016

Annie Maunder was a clever, determined and resourceful solar physicist who pursued her science despite significant obstacles. Her insights and observations remain valuable today.

A woman's place People

A woman's place

Published: 10 August 2016

The Victorian urge for self-help and modernisation affected women astronomers, who played significant roles in civic astronomy societies; they were among the founders of the British Astronomical Association.

Edinburgh Medal People

Edinburgh Medal

Published: 26 February 2016

Kevin Govender of the Office of Astronomy for Development has been awarded the Edinburgh Medal, jointly with the International Astronomical Union, for their work using astronomy to drive education and social development worldwide.

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