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Throughout the year information will be given about popular talks and events in which Friends of the RAS may be interested in - as well as special meetings arranged in Burlington House.

 

To become a Friend of the Royal Astronomical Society, simply send your name, address, email address and telephone number with a cheque (made out to 'The Royal Astronomical Society') for £40 (for single membership) or £50 (membership for two people at the same address) to the Office, Events & Buildlng Manager, Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BQ (Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ). Alternatively, to pay by Credit or Debit Card or Direct Debit please request an application form from the email address above.

 




Friends of the RAS (only) Lecture: Volcanoes in Space
Date: 21 Jun 2018
Time: 13:00
Volcanoes in SpaceDr Sue Bowler, A&G Editor   Volcanic eruptions are spectacular reminders that we live on an active planet, prey to natural hazards on a very large scale. But volcanic rock ...


Previous Events

Friends of the RAS (only) Lecture: Black Hole Gravitational Physics and Dark Matter Modelling as Predicted by Dynamic Advanced Newtonian gravity (DNAg)
Date: 27 Mar 2018
Time: 13:00
Black Hole Gravitational Physics and Dark Matter Modelling as Predicted by Dynamic Advanced Newtonian gravity (DNAg) Dr Andrew Worsley   The general theory of relativity (GTR) has been enormou ...


Friends of the RAS only: Looking at the Universe with photography and artworks
Date: 10 Jan 2018
Time: 13:00
Looking at the Universe with photography and artworks Dr Paul Murdin   From the Palaeolithic era until now, people have made images of the universe to show how it looks and express how it rela ...


Friends of the RAS (only) Lecture: The James Webb Space Telescope
Date: 22 Nov 2017
Time: 13:00
The James Webb Space Telescope Prof. Gillian Wright, MBE, FRSE, Director of STFC's UK Astronomy Technology Centre and a visiting professor of the Institute for Astronomy, University of Edinburgh &nb ...


Friends of the RAS (only) Lecture: Cosmology with Kilo-Degree Survey (KiDS)
Date: 18 Oct 2017
Time: 13:00
Cosmology with KiDS Dr Benjamin Joachimi, University College London   Cosmology is entering a golden era of large-scale structure surveys, with weak gravitational lensing as a primary probe to ...


Friends of the RAS (only) Lecture: Cosmic Sublime: the art and science of astronomy
Date: 11 Sep 2017
Time: 13:00
Cosmic Sublime: the art and science of astronomyDr Marek Kukula, Public Astronomer, Royal Observatory Greenwich & Dr Melanie Vandenbrouck, Curator of Art, Royal Museums Greenwich   Astronom ...


Friends of the RAS (only) Lecture: interstellar flight: the benefit to Astrophysics
Date: 20 Jul 2017
Time: 13:00
Interstellar flight: the benefit to Astrophysics Kelvin F. Long, Initiative for Interstellar Studies (Friends of the RAS only - no booking required)   Long range observations by the field of ...