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Talk by Nick Howes, Oh My God, We're all gonna die

Wednesday 27th January – Monthly meeting.

Nick Howes has sixteen years' experience working at the cutting edge of Research and Development. Formerly Deputy Director of Kielder Observatory, Sci-Comms for ESA, software development for the SKA Telescope, and Pro-Am Programme Manager for the Faulkes Telescopes, helping to discover dozens of new asteroids.

Nick is both a fellow of the BIS and of the Royal Astronomical Society, and works now as the Lead Specialist for BMT's Space R&D team. BMT Defence and Security were the architectural design team behind the QEC Aircraft Carrier, and have offices all over the world, including Bath.

His Talk "Oh My God...We're all gonna die" takes us through the perceived threats in space, and hones in on the ones that could truly change the face of our planet forever.

Bath Astronomers monthly meeting for all members and new comers to meet up, enjoy perhaps a new topic and a cup of tea and a biscuit. Usually held on the last Wednesday of every month at the Herschel Museum of Astronomy, 19 New King Street. Due to COVID-19, this talk is being delivered via Zoom.

The format is open and comprises an update for the month and a talk on an astronomy topic within the reach of amateurs.

Picture: Nick Howes

Date: Wednesday, 27 January 2021
Commences at 7:30PM and due to end by 9:00PM
Anticipated duration of the event is 1.5 hours


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