Sun and stars bring families together

UCLan’s Astrocamp attracted children and parents to free astronomy sessions Lancashire children and their parents have been learning together about astronomy thanks to a University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) outreach programme. Astrocamp saw youngsters aged between seven and 11 and their families learn about stars, constellations, the sun and the Read More …

THE JEREMIAH HORROCKS LECTURE- Indra’s Pearls: A mathematical adventure – CANCELLED

Thursday 19th March 2020, 6.30pm Harrington Lecture Theatre, University of Central Lancashire Speaker: Professor Caroline Series To book tickets please go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-jeremiah-horrockslecture-indras-pearls-a-mathematical-adventure-tickets-93882281431 or Email: njones1@uclan.ac.uk Tel: 01772 893310 Update (16/3/2020): With the growing number of cases of coronavirus in the UK, we have decided to cancel the above event on the 19th Read More …

Royal Astronomical Society celebrates 200th Anniversary

Two JHI staff members, Prof Derek Ward-Thompson and Dr Megan Argo, joined 250 other astronomers, geophysicists, and invited guests at the Langham Hotel in central London on January 23rd to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Royal Astronomical Society.  Formed when fourteen gentlemen sat down to dinner at the Freemason’s Tavern Read More …