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Looking at the Universe through Einstein's Lenses

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19:00 – 19:00 27 Oct 2009
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St Mary Redcliffe Church, Redcliffe Way, Bristol, BS1 6RA

Speakers: Dr Rodney Hillier, University of Bristol

Find out how gravity can distort the images recorded by our telescopes, with Dr Rodney Hillier
Dr Rodney Hillier, University of Bristol, is a Vice President of the
Bristol Astronomical Society and has for many years run evening
classes chronicling the latest advances in astronomy.
Discover how an abstract idea in Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity became a tool to help answer some of the most fundamental questions of astronomy… with a demonstration illustrating some of the optical effects produced by gravity.
Cost: £1 at the door - All Welcome
With St Mary Redcliffe Journey into Science
A public car park is opposite on Redcliffe Way.

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Co-sponsored by: South West Branch
Organised by: British Science Association - Bristol & Bath Branch
Contact details: Eric Albone
0117 924 7664

http://www.bscia-bsba.org.uk/


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St Mary Redcliffe Church, Redcliffe Way, Bristol, BS1 6RA
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19:00 – 19:00 27 Oct 2009
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