Earth & Beyond

Group Leader: Mark Buckley
Contact Email: Mark Buckley (webmaster@nestonu3a.org.uk)
Meeting venue: Neston Community and Youth Centre or via Zoom depending upon meeting type
Meeting Date/Time: 2nd Monday of the month at 10:30 am
Maximum Number:
Meeting Cost: There is a subscription of £10 every 6 months to cover the cost of room hire and speaker expenses
Is there a waiting list? No

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A Group Meeting Presentation

Format: On the second Monday of each month we invite a specialist to give us a talk on an aspect of the earth or space. A list of the current presenations is given below. All presentations are at a basic level and last around 45 minutes. On the last Tuesday of each month we hold a members meeting, where members can contribute with brief talks and discussions covering all aspects of the earth and space, we also have trips to local areas of scientific interest. Prior to the presentation tea/coffee and biscuits are available at a cost of 50p.

A Talk on Cosmic Rays
A Members Meeting Examining Local Rock Formations
A Members Meeting visit to the Catalyst Museum

DateTopicSpeaker
11. Mar.Primary care to the islanders on Lake VictoriaDr. Stephen Cotton
08. Apr.TitanGavin Rymill
13. MayWhere geology meets social history:
the Redding Pit disaster, 1923.
Prof. Rob Marrs
10. Jun.Gregor Mendel, the founder father of
genetics and chi-square
Prof. Rob Marrs
08. Jul.Cosmic RaysDr. Steve Barrett
12. Aug.Changing river channelsProf. Janet Hooke
Latest Group Presentations Programme
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