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Next Meeting Thursday 15th April at 7pm

The next meeting of the Society will be on Thursday 15th April at 7pm.  We are very pleased to welcome back Dr Rhodri Evans from the University of Namibia.  Rhodri will present on “Seeing a Black Hole with the Africa Millimetre Telescope“. Rhodri has a 1st class BSc  in Physics from Imperial Colledge and a PhD in Astrophysics from Cardiff University, His thesis was on the amount and extent of dust in normal spiral galaxies. He has worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Chicago and as a Professor of Physics and Astrophysics at Swarthmore College.  He returned to work at Cardiff University and in 2017 moved to Namibia, South-west Africa, to be part of a project to build Africa‚Äôs first millimetre-wave telescope.

The meeting will be by Zoom – subscribers will be sent a link by email.  If you are not subscribed but wish to attend the meeting please email me at Observing@AbergavennyAS.org.uk


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