Convention 2008

The 2008 FAS Convention will be held at the Institute of Astronomy , Madingley Road,
Cambridge, CB3 0HA, on Saturday 20th September.

The talks were:

Dr. Barry Jones (OU) ‘The Search for Extra-Terrestrial Life”

Nik Szymanek “Photographing the Night Sky” plus an eight minute film.

Prof. Andy Fabian (Cambridge)- The power of black holes

Dr. Somak Raychaudhury (Birmingham)-”Einstein’s outrageous legacy- black holes, cosmic illusions and dark energy”

 

The trade stands included:

Society for Popular Astronomy

BAA Campaign for Dark Skies

Society for History of Astronomy

Letchworth & District AS

Widescreen Centre

Green Witch

Science Replicas

Cambridge University Press

Aurora Books

AWR Technology

Nik Szymanek

Jack Martin