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  • ‘Whatever shines should be observed’: astronomical prize medals

    {youtube}dtAMbuLL784{/youtube} Talk at the Ordinary Meeting of the RAS held on 7th April 2017 by Melanie Vandenbrouck (Royal Museums Greenwich)...
  • Asteroseismology: A New Keplerian Revolution

    {youtube}h6dfSLEG5_0{/youtube} Talk at the Ordinary Meeting of the RAS held on 7th April 2017 by Professor Don Kurtz (University of Central Lancashire)...
  • The Rise of CubeSats: from educational tools to operational systems

    {youtube}oA5-SKbLnqk{/youtube} Talk at the Ordinary Meeting of the RAS held on 7th April 2017 by Roger Walker (ESA)...
  • The International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics

    {youtube}bHZW2962i4w{/youtube} Talk at the Ordinary Meeting of the RAS held on 7th April 2017 by Charles Barclay (Marlborough College and University of Oxford)...
  • Winton Award Winners

    2011 Prizewinners: Winton Capital Award for Astronomy: Dr Sugata Kaviraj, Imperial College London Winton Capital Award for Geophysics: Dr Leigh Fletcher, University of Oxford   2010 Prizewinners: Winton Capital Award for Astronomy: Dr Elizabeth ...
  • Winton Award (G)

    Funded  by the Investment House of that name in recognition of the skills provided to the financial services sector by trained astronomers and geophysicists, the Winton prizes (each of £1,000) are for research by a Post Doctoral Fellow in a UK insti...
  • Winton Award (A)

    Funded  by the Investment House of that name in recognition of the skills provided to the financial services sector by trained astronomers and geophysicists, the Winton prizes (each of £1,000) are for research by a Post Doctoral Fellow in a UK insti...
  • Agnes Mary Clerke Medal for Historical Research in Astronomy or Geophysics

    The Agnes Mary Clerke Medal for Historical Research in Astronomy or Geophysics is awarded to an individual who has achieved outstanding personal research into the history of astronomy or geophysics.   Word nomination form pdf nomination form &nbs...
  • A List of Current Honorary Fellows

    Name Institution/ Country Professor K.D. Abhyankar India Professor A.A. Adam Geodetic and Geophysical Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary Professor Conny Aerts Instituut voor Sterrenkunde, Belgium Profe...
  • Friends Events in 2016

    These are the events which were organised in 2016 for Friends of the RAS.   Tuesday, 6 December, 6 pm FRIENDS: Christmas Drinks Reception in the Council Room of the Royal Astronomical Society The reception will be hosted by our President, John Za...
  • Friends of the RAS

       Become a FRIEND of the RAS and enjoy: Friends-only lectures Priority seating at RAS Public Lectures Invitations to social events and meetings in Burlington House Use of the Society's historic Library in Burlington House Escorted visit...
  • External Geophysics Forum

    External Geophysics Forum March 2013 HEFCE presentation on the Research Excellence Framework March 2013 External Geophysics Forum May 2014 External Geophysics Forum January 2017 ...
  • Solid Earth Geophysics Forum

    Solid Earth Geophysics Forum May 2013 Solid Earth Geophysics Forum December 2013 Solid Earth Geophysics Forum January 2016 ...
  • Gaia – Mapping the Milky Way from Space

    {youtube}zzIgP7X-PRc{/youtube} Talk at the RAS Public Lecture held on 14th March 2017 by Professor Gerry Gilmore (Cambridge University)...
  • Physical Manifestations of Evolution, Regularity and Chaos In and Around Our Galaxy

    {youtube}06lH3uGZaWQ{/youtube} Talk at the Ordinary Meeting of the RAS held on 10th March 2017 by Professor Kathryn Johnston (Columbia University)...
  • Can variations in the Earth's orbit create stratigraphic sequences?

    {youtube}Im5I0D2rI34{/youtube} Talk at the Ordinary Meeting of the RAS held on 10th March 2017 by Dr John Armitage (Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris)...
  • The Origin of the Galactic Field: where are the Suns born?

    {youtube}S9o6M6bqBFY{/youtube} Talk at the Ordinary Meeting of the RAS held on 10th February 2017 by Richard Parker (University of Sheffield)...
  • Prospects for SETI and the Breakthrough Listen Project

    {youtube}F0TvlGCUb08{/youtube} Talk at the Ordinary Meeting of the RAS held on 10th February 2017 by Martin Rees (Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge)...
  • Unmasking the power source in superluminous supernovae

    {youtube}NgcYnR8lk8Q{/youtube} Talk at the Ordinary Meeting of the RAS held on 10th February 2017 by Matt Nicholl (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA)...
  • EISCAT_3D: The future of incoherent scatter radars

    {youtube}QlcQyWfdzow{/youtube} Talk at the Ordinary Meeting of the RAS held on 10th February 2017 by Ian McCrea (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)...
  • Structure and History of the Milky Way

    {youtube}tYe25Gcg44Y{/youtube} Talk at the Ordinary Meeting of the RAS held on 13th January 2017 by Dr. Ralph Schoenrich (University of Oxford)...
  • Some remaining mysteries in the aurora

    {youtube}Kvq4niJI0IQ{/youtube} Talk at the Ordinary Meeting of the RAS held on 13th January 2017 by Professor Betty Lancaster (University of Southampton)...
  • Mysterious Interior of Jupiter and NASA's JUNO Mission

    {youtube}9KJC5npkq5o{/youtube} Talk at the Ordinary Meeting of the RAS held on 13th January 2017 by Dali Kong (University of Exeter)...
  • OUR BEAUTIFUL UNIVERSE: ESA posts another Sentinel

    The Gobi Desert, imaged by Sentinel. (Copernicus Sentinel data 2015/ESA)  The second Sentinel 2 satellite was launched successfully on 7 March. Sentinel 2A is already in orbit. Together the two satellites will provide global high-resolution Eart...
  • Space policy

    UK Space Agency: Call for Ideas and Evidence (2017) Response_to_Call_for_Ideas_and_Evidence_final.pdf House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee inquiry into Satellites and Space (2016) Satellites_and_Space_final_2016.pdf House of Common...