Dr Queenie Chan answers questions after her successful lecture
entitled "Meteorites and the Search for Life", September 2019
Image: Paul Makin

The ASG's free public lectures for the 2020-21 session are as follows. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic our normal venue at University of Strathclyde is closed and public lecture will instead be held online via Zoom.  Access links for the Zoom sessions will be posted below before each lecture.  All lectures start at 19:30

Thursday 17th September 2020 Rosetta & Philae: From Concept to Reality
The Eric Tomney Lecture
Mr. David Eagle of stargazing.co.uk
Join via Zoom: https://uofglasgow.zoom.us/j/97301658086
Thursday 15th October 2020 Thirteen out of Ten: A Tribute to Neil Armstrong & Apollo 11's Landing on the Moon
Mr David Woods, Spaceflight Historian
Thursday 19th November 2020 Where do Space Rocks Come From?
Dr Luke Daly, School of Geographical & Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow
Thursday 3rd December 2020 Strange Worlds: Extrasolar Planets
Prof Bonnie Steves, Director, The Graduate School & Professor of Mathematical Astronomy, Glasgow Caledonian University
Thursday 17th December 2020 Space Microbes: the Importance of Studying Wee Little Creatures in Space
Dr Rosa Santomartino, School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Edinburgh
Thursday 21st January 2021 Black Holes: 100 Years of Mysteries
The Tannahill Lecture
Dr Fabio Biancalana, School of Engineering & Physical Sciences, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Sciences, Heriott-Watt University
Thursday 18th February 2021 Apollo 50
Mr Robert Law, Mills Observatory Dundee
Thursday 18th March 2021 Cold Gold: the Secrets of Ice in the Solar System
Prof Axel Hagermann, Biological and Environmental Sciences, Stirling University
Thursday 15th April 2021 Ghosts and Cannibals:  Insight into the Tumultuous Lives of Large Galaxies
The Leon Davies Lecture
Prof Annette Ferguson, Royal Observatory Edinburgh
Thursday 20th May 2021

Solar Observing on a Budget
Ms Sheri Lynn-Karl, British Astronomical Association
followed by the Society AGM