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Science and Technology

Meeting Details

Meeting DayLast Friday in the Month
Time2.00 pm
LocationCastle Street Centre
Co-ordinator(s)Mike Adams & Andy Curruthers

What we do

Our meetings consist of talks by a group member or guest speaker, or visits to places of scientific interest. Each meeting is planned to cover a specific subject. Questions are encouraged as we go along to increase understanding. We welcome tackling any subject a member would like to raise and our interests range widely.

New members would be very welcome.

A geological field trip


November 2018

I would sincerely like to thank all those members of our group for providing such interesting talks for the last 3 months, and for our future programme - we have a very keen and knowledgeable group.

The programme for the next few months is as follows:-

25th January – “What’s across the other side – The Arnside and Silverdale AONB” – Mike Warren

22nd February – “The Antartic Ozone Hole” – Bob Wells

29th March – “How computers work” – David Shaw

26th April – “Nuclear Science for the people” – Malcolm McIvor

31st May – “Living with earthquakes” – Brian Kettle

August 2018

We have had a particularly interesting series of talks in April (An Earthquake study), May (The use of sound to help people see, or even ride a bike!!), and June (The Earths Carbon Dioxide balance)

Finally we must now say many thanks and goodbye to joint coordinator David Bryce, as he is moving to Nairn on 17th July - we wish David and Christine all the best for the future

Future meetings:

May 2018

We have recently held two very interesting talks on "Pi" (to which we probably reply "r Squared"), and "Water and Life". In March we will have a talk on "Weather Forecasting and Chaos" which is very appropriate!!

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November 2017

We have recently had two very good talks given by Members, on Ecology of Sand Dune Ecosystems, and Cleaning up the Thames - a Progress report. The latter was a fascinating update, complete with internet video demonstration of the ongoing huge civil engineering project which will update London's Victorian Sewage system.

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