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Astronomy Night: Wonders of the Universe with Professor Keith Mason

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Get ready to embark on an extraordinary journey through the cosmos at the Wonders of the Universe event with the renowned scientist, Professor Keith Mason!

Join us on Fri, Mar 22, 2024 at 7:30pm at the Fairholme Preparatory School for an awe-inspiring evening of celestial exploration. Professor Keith Mason, a true expert in the field, will unravel the mysteries of the universe and take you on a captivating tour of distant galaxies and planetary systems exploring the age old question ‘Are we alone?’.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to expand your understanding of the universe and satisfy your curiosity about the wonders that lie beyond our planet. Whether you’re a seasoned astronomer or simply have a keen interest in space, this event promises to be an unforgettable experience.

This event will begin at 7:30pm, doors will open from 7:00pm.

This event is in aid of St Kentigern Hospice. Tickets are £12 plus booking fees via Eventbrite or for more information, please contact s.golding@stkentigernhospice.org.uk or 01745 536020  

About Professor Keith Mason 

Keith Mason is a Space Scientist and Science Administrator. Specialising in the field of High Energy Astrophysics, Keith has been Principal Investigator for Scientific Instruments onboard both ESA and NASA spacecraft and has used many of the world’s largest Space and ground-based telescopes for his research on accreting binary stars and active galactic nuclei. He has held research positions at both University College London (UCL) and the University of California at Berkeley as well as being a visiting scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. At UCL he was Director of the Mullard Space Science Laboratory and Head of the Department of Space & Climate Physics.

He subsequently became CEO of the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council, and later the Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC). At STFC he initiated the development of the Harwell and Daresbury Science and Innovation Campuses, created around STFC-run National Laboratories at those sites. He currently advises the Satellite Applications Catapult and Lockheed Martin Space to support the development of the UK Space sector.

In Aid of St Kentigern Hospice

Mark your calendars, spread the word, and get ready to make an extraordinary difference. Each contribution, no matter how big or small, brings us closer to providing exceptional and compassionate hospice care. Together, with your generosity, we can light the way forward for all those in need!

By supporting our Astronomy Night with Professor Keith Mason, you are directly contributing to making a positive impact on the lives of individuals receiving specialist palliative care.

Purchase your tickets, donate, and find more information at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wonders-of-the-universe-with-professor-keith-mason-tickets

Details

Date:
March 22
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm