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
Cambridge University Press