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Going Underground: Why Geophysics Matters

GoingUnderground.CoverSmallWhat is geophysics? What do geophysicists do? How does it help us in our everyday lives? And what part does the UK play in this inherently worldwide science?

Published in February 2014.

Available online.


Beyond The Stars: Why Astronomy Matters

beyondthestars smallThis booklet explores how astronomy impacts our society, and highlights some of the areas where UK talent is leading the field in pushing back the boundaries of our understanding of the universe.

Published in June 2013.

Available online.


A New View of the Universe: Big Science for the Big Society

Big_ScienceThis booklet outlines the contributions astronomy and space science make to wider society. The Society gratefully acknowledges the support of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC: www.stfc.ac.uk) in the production of this publication.

Published in July 2010.

Available online.


Astronomy In The UK

AITUKThis review of British astronomy and space science covers the latest discoveries and achievements of UK scientists, current projects, plans for the future, careers information, and advice for schools and students.

Published in 2007.

Available online.


Geophysics In The UK

GITUKThis review of British geophysics and planetary science covers the latest discoveries and achievements of UK scientists, current projects, plans for the future, careers information, and advice for schools and students.

Published in 2005.

Available online.


Leaflets for schools

Cosmology coverThe RAS has produced a series of leaflets on astronomy and geophysics topics which you are free to download.

 

 

Cosmology: The Origin and Development of the Universe

Gravity (or download PDF)

The Moon (or download PDF)

Life in the Universe (or download PDF)

Infrared Astronomy (or download PDF)

Stonehenge (or download PDF)

Careers for Girls with a Vision: Astronomy & Geophysics (or download PDF)


Geoscientist, The Observatory: reduced subscriptions

Geoscientist and Observatory coversRAS members may subscribe to Geoscientist and The Observatory magazine at specially discounted rates.

Geoscientist is the magazine of The Geological Society.

The Observatory is an independent magazine, owned and managed by its editors. Published contributions usually take one of the following forms: summaries of meetings (including regular reports of RAS meetings); papers and short contributions; correspondence; and the most comprehensive set of book reviews in astronomy.