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July 12th Public Lecture

“From de Gaulle to ExoMars: European-Russian cooperation in space”

By Renowned Space Author Brian Harvey

June 2021

June 14 “Tales of the Solar System”

by Dr. Meg Schwamb, Queens University, Belfast.


May 2021

May 10th Public Lecture

After Apollo 11 : the Story Continues…

By Paul Evans of the IAA


April 2021

April 12th Public Lecture

“The best of all worlds: Space Drug Discovery and Drug Development”

By Dr. Martin Braddock, Sherwood Observatory, UK



March 2021

March 8th Public Lecture

‘First Light: The First Stars in the Universe’

By Laura Murphy, School of Physics, TCD


February 2021

February 8th Public Lecture

“Exploration of the gas giant planets”

By Dr Caitriona Jackman, DIAS.Lecture will be delivered on ZOOM

January 2021

January 27th Our popular Evening Classes start nationwide

This event will run in line with government guidance at this time, please check back for updates. Book early as previous classes have been oversubscribed. 



January 11th New Year Lecture “EIRSAT-1: Ireland’s first Satelite”

By Lana Salmon and Rachel Dunwoody of C-Space UCD

2020

December 2020

December 14th Christmas Lecture

“Irishman finds Philae Spacecraft landing site”

by Laurence O’Rourke of ESA, Spain.

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December 13th Public Watch

Geminid Meteor Shower

Take part in this years count..

November 2020

November 16th Public Lecture

“How to Photograph a Black Hole”

By Andy Briggs, Girona, Spain.

October 2020

October 6th Beginners Astronomy Classes

Our ever popular Beginners Evening Classes start

Enrol Now!!

October 10 Star-B-Q 2020

Star-B-Q

Ireland’s Biggest Annual Star Party!

Book early at a reduced rate

October 12th Public Lecture

“Exploration of the gas giant planets”

By Dr Caitriona Jackman, DIAS.(Postponed to February 2021 due to Covid crisis)

September 2020

September 14th Public Lecture

“Old Irish and its relevance to Science and Astronomy”

by Professor David Stifter, Maynooth University (Postponed to a later date due to Covid crisis)

August 2020

August 10th Public Lecture

TBA

By Mike Foylan of Cherryvalley Observatory (Postponed to a later date due to Covid crisis) 

August 11th Public Watch

The Perseids Meteor Shower

Help us by counting what you see!

July 2020

July 13th Public Lecture

TBA

By Laura Murphy, School of Physics, TCD (Postponed to a later date due to Covid crisis)

June 2020

June 8th Public Lecture

“After Apollo 11 : the Story Continues…?”

By Paul Evans (Postponed to a later date due to Covid crisis)

May 2020

 May 11th Public Lecture

“Black Holes: the Cosmic Delete Button?”

By Dr Peter Taylor, Assistant Professor,

Centre for Astrophysics and Relativity, DCU. (Postponed to a later date due to Covid crisis)

April 2020

 April 6th Public Lecture

China: space stations, the Moon and Mars.

by Brian Harvey Space Author and Broadcaster. (Postponed to a later date due to Covid crisis)

March 2020

March 9th Public Lecture

“Investigating the Atmospheres of Alien Worlds”

By Dr. Ernst DeMooij, Astrophysics Research Centre, QUB. 

March 28th Public Watch

Public Venus and Moon Watch

In AI Headquarters Blanchardstown.

February 2020

February 29th Public Watch

Public Venus Moon Watch

In AI Headquarters Blanchardstown.

February 5 Our popular Evening Classes start nationwide

Venues: Trinity College Dublin. Other venues TBABook early as previous classes have been oversubscribed.

February 10th Public Lecture

“The search for Earth-2 and how on Earth do we get there once we find it”

By Laurence O’Rourke ESA Madrid.

January 2020

January 13th New Year Lecture

Life on Mars(ish)

By Dr. Niamh Shaw, CIT Blackrock Observatory Cork 

January 29th Christmas Telescope Watch

Venue: AI HQ in Blanchardstown If you have bought a telescope over Christmas or any other time then this is for you  

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