Lectures 2014 - 2015

These were held in the Lecture Theatre, Ayrshire College, Kilmarnock Campus, Holehouse Road, Kilmarnock KA3 7AT from 7.30-9.00 pm.

The control of next generation spacecraft
Tuesday 24th March 2015 James Biggs, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Strathclyde
Why is science important?
Tuesday 10th March 2015 Stephen Breslin, CEO Glasgow Science Centre
How’s the Space Weather Today?
Tuesday 24th February 2015 Iain Hannah, Royal Society Research Fellow, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow
Test Flying and Engineering
Tuesday 27th January 2015  John Bolton, former military and civil test pilot
 
How to build a backyard astronomical observatory – a DIY project   
Tuesday 13th January 2015 Graham Longbottom, Ayrshire Astronomical Society
 
Aerodynamics for gliding flight – how you can fly to over 30,000 feet and 1000km for just £8   
Tuesday 9th December 2014 Matt Stickland, Dept and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Strathclyde 
What nature did and did-not give to aerospace 
Tuesday 25th November 2014  Roderick A McD Galbraith, University of Glasgow
 
Astronomical Photography  
Tuesday 11th November 2014

Nicholas Martin, Ayrshire Astronomical Society

 
Black Holes and White Rabbits  
Tuesday 28th October 2014 Professor John C Brown, Astronomer Royal for Scotland