JHI astronomers give Brownies a taste of outer space!

Since January 2021, a group of JHI astronomers have been helping Brownies around the UK work towards their Space interest badges during lockdown.  Over the last seven months they have made virtual visits to Rainbow, Brownie, Guide and Ranger groups from Portsmouth to Clackmannanshire, Caernarfonshire to Lincoln, and everywhere in Read More …

JHI academic star lands prestigious international role

A leading astrophysicist from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has been elected to a prestigious position within the International Astronomical Union (IAU). UCLan’s Professor Cristina Popescu from the Jeremiah Horrocks Institute, School of Natural Sciences, is to lead one of the IAU’s largest divisions: ‘Divison J: Galaxies and Cosmology’. Read More …

Shining a new light on star formation rates in galaxies

Galaxies

A leading astrophysicist from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has joined experts from across the world to publish a seminal new book exploring star formation rates in galaxies. Professor of Astrophysics Cristina Popescu, from UCLan’s renowned Jeremiah Horrocks Institute, was approached to write a chapter for the book relating Read More …

The Jeremiah Horrocks Lecture, Spring 2021

The Jeremiah Horrocks Lecture, Spring 2021 Dr Mark Norris University of Central Lancashire Date And Time Thu, April 22, 2021 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM BST Online event Please register for your free tickets via Eventbrite or email: njones1@uclan.ac.uk Tel: 01772 893310 Abstract In recent years it has become possible to study Read More …

The Jeremiah Horrocks Lecture: The search for new worlds in our Galaxy

Protoplanetary disc with a young planet

Dr Dimitris Stamatellos University of Central Lancashire Wed, 16 September 2020, 18:30 – 20:00 BST (Online Event) Please register for your free tickets via Eventbrite using the link below. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-jeremiah-horrocks-lecture-the-search-for-new-worlds-in-our-galaxy-tickets-114131382036  or Email: njones1@uclan.ac.uk Tel: 01772 893310 Location: The lecture will be given online using Microsoft Teams. You can access the lecture Read More …