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For its 16th year, the Ross-on-Wye Science Society presents a forum of entertaining lectures, discussions and scientific facts.

The next meeting of the new 2016-17 season will be held on

Wednesday Evening,  7th December 2016 at 7.30 pm

 Members and guests, in the tradition of the Ross Science Society, you will be welcomed at the December meeting with mulled wine and mince pies.  Please come early to enjoy the celebrations.

Subject Speaker Synopsis

 

Measuring the Universe.  From Greek-Roman times to Present

 

 

Dr Keith Mosley

            

Aristarchus of Samos (c.310 –c.230 bc) measured the distance of the Sun and Moon to the Earth nearly two millennia before Copernicus, since then there have been other opinions and cultural beliefs that have shaped the then current view of our Universe

 The Society Meets in Castle Lodge Hotel at 7:30pm on the first Wednesday of the Month

The hotel has its own car park.

Chairman: Norman Pomfret 01989 565948    norman.pomfret1@gmail.com

Secretary: Jan Falkiner 01989 720539   ladyjan8@gmail.com

Photo of Large Hadron Collider

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