June 13th 2024

Solar Flares: The Most Powerful Explosions in the Solar System.

Our speaker is Philippa Browning, Professor of Astrophysics in the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics at the University of Manchester.

Solar flares are dramatic explosions in the outer atmosphere of the Sun – the solar corona. They produce electromagnetic radiation and beams of high-energy charged particles, which can have serious detrimental effects on space instrumentation and on power systems and communication on Earth

May 9th 2024

From Black to White… where a second can last an eternity.

Mark Holmes will bring us the story of Black and White Holes, possibly the greatest of mysteries in our Universe