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Sounds of Space at Cambridge Festival of Ideas

Sounds of Space at Cambridge Festival of Ideas Outreach

Sounds of Space at Cambridge Festival of Ideas

Published: 5 November 2019

‘Sounds of space’ combines plasma wave science with music, dance, film and gaming to develop innovative outreach. We report on our latest performance which included experimental and interactive dance followed by a quiet and reflective audio/visual experience.

Ice, ice baby

Ice, ice baby Blog

Ice, ice baby

Published: 25 June 2019

Astronomy and chemistry come together in the exploration of the universe for signs of the origin of life. And at the annual get-together of the Astrophysical Chemistry Group. Sue Bowler gets the flavour of their meeting.

Ice, ice baby

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Astronomy and chemistry come together in the exploration of the universe for signs of the origin of life. And at the annual get-together of the Astrophysical Chemistry Group. Sue Bowler gets the flavour of their meeting.

Getting down to detail

Getting down to detail News

Getting down to detail

Published: 29 May 2019

The devil is in the detail when it comes to astronomical images, and the more detail the better. An RAS Specialist Discussion Meeting on 'High resolution imaging in the visual and infrared' gave an overview of current research and future prospects.

The 30th RAS picnic

The 30th RAS picnic News

The 30th RAS picnic

Published: 13 May 2019

Expect fun, friends and more than a little mayhem at the annual RAS picnic on 21 July 2019

International Committee minutes

International Committee minutes News

International Committee minutes

Published: 21 February 2019

The RAS International Committee has been meeting and here's what was decided.

Variety – and music – are the spice of life for Morgan

Variety – and music – are the spice of life for Morgan News

Variety – and music – are the spice of life for Morgan

Published: 8 November 2018

Life in the day of Morgan Hollis
Assistant Editor in the RAS Editorial Office and Deputy Press Officer.

Learning on the job

Learning on the job Blog

Learning on the job

Published: 15 October 2018

Joe Davies tells all about his time as a summer intern on Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

Learning on the job

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Joe Davies tells all about his time as a summer intern on Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

Fun Palaces come to Burlington House

Fun Palaces come to Burlington House RAS

Fun Palaces come to Burlington House

Published: 27 September 2018

Fun Palaces are creative, cultural, but above all community events taking place worldwide on the weekend of 6 and 7 October. This year the RAS is joining in, along with Creativity and Curiosity.

CAP with an RAS Grant

CAP with an RAS Grant RAS

CAP with an RAS Grant

Published: 7 August 2018

Hannah Dalgleish won an RAS Grant to attend the 8th Communicating Astronomy to the Public (CAP) conference at the The Fukuoka City Science Museum in Japan – and was exceptionally lucky that the cherry blossom (sakura) came a week early!

Colonel Mark Beaufoy and the first RAS instrument donations

Colonel Mark Beaufoy and the first RAS instrument donations RAS

Colonel Mark Beaufoy and the first RAS instrument donations

Published: 6 August 2018

The two beautiful regulator clocks that hang outside the Council Room at Burlington House are important items in the Society’s historic instruments collection, writes Beth Gaskell. They are two of the first instruments to be donated to the Society in 1827.

Meeting the friends

Meeting the friends RAS

Meeting the friends

Published: 5 July 2018

A talk to the friends of the RAS provided an opportunity to chat with interesting – and interested –people.

A Life in the day of ... Robert Massey

A Life in the day of... Robert Massey People

A Life in the day of... Robert Massey

Published: 3 July 2018

Find out about the daily life of the RAS Deputy Executive Director.

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.

Funding for meteorite research

Funding for meteorite research People

Funding for meteorite research

Published: 21 March 2018

The Paneth Meteorite Trust is looking for undergraduate students to take up paid internships in research into meteorites. The closing date for applications is 6 April 2018.

Caroline Herschel celebrated

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Caroline Herschel celebrated

Published: 16 March 2018

The Royal Astronomical Society and the William Herschel Society have announced the initiation of a Caroline Herschel Prize, to recognise excellence among women astronomers at early stages in their careers.

RAS at the Brexit summit

RAS at the Brexit summit News

RAS at the Brexit summit

Published: 27 February 2018

The decision to leave the European Union will change the UK research landscape. The RAS is working to raise researchers' concerns in the UK government.

RAS at 231st AAS

RAS at 231st AAS News

RAS at 231st AAS

Published: 10 January 2018

A reception at the 231st AAS Meeting in Washington DC was a chance for US Fellows to get together and meet the RAS President.

Congratulations Quentin

Congratulations Quentin People

Congratulations Quentin

Published: 21 December 2017

Quentin Brissaud has won a GJI Student Author Award for 2017

Attending the LGBT+STEMinar?

Attending the LGBT+STEMinar? News

Attending the LGBT+STEMinar?

Published: 1 December 2017

Researchers in RAS fields planning to attend the LGBT+Steminar in January 2018 can now apply for bursaries towards the cost.

My summer at the RAS

My summer at the RAS People

My summer at the RAS

Published: 23 October 2017

Yasmin Chowdhury joined the team at Burlington House over the summer – and discovered what it takes to get papers into the journals and science out to policy-makers.

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