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Major Lecture, New Dwarf Planet, COSMOS, other lectures & meetings, competitions

28 Mar 2014, 10:04 UTC
Major Lecture, New Dwarf Planet, COSMOS, other lectures & meetings, competitions
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1. IRISH ASTRONOMICAL ASSOCIATION Public Lecture, April 2,
7.30pm: Dr STEVE MYERS CEng FREng FInstP FEPS FAPS: "The
LHC and the Discovery of the Higgs Boson".
2. New 'Dwarf Planet' at outer edge of Solar System.
3. ISS: The International Space Station is doing another series of
morning passes over Ireland.
4. EARTH HOUR, 29 March: The annual 'switch off lights to save
the planet' will be observed around the world at 8.30 p.m. local
time.
5. Dunsink Observatory: My public lecture there on Wednesday
evening seemed to be well-received by a full-house audience.
6. Trip to Newgrange - NOW FULLY BOOKED.
7. IAS Lecture, 31 March: "Exploring Mars, discovering Earth". by
Kevin Nolan.
8. Global Astronomy Month, April 2014.
9. COSMOS 2014. This will be held from 4-6 April.
10. Mars at Opposition on 8 April.
11. Astrophotography Competition.
12. IAA Event at North Down Museum, Bangor, 3 May.
13. Major Astronomy Conference in Galway; Speed and
Sensitivity, Expanding Astronomical Horizons with ELTs.
14. STFC Roadshow at QUB, 17 - 24 May.
15. SOLARFEST, DUNSINK.
16. INTERNATIONAL METEOR CONFERENCE, 2014.

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