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Film Night: In the Shadow of the Moon
Organised By IOP Derby Centre
Tags #SpaceExploration #Apollo #Film #Movie #Derby #EastMidlands #IOPBranchEvents #EastMidlandsBranch
October 30, 2019
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Refreshments: 18:30 Start: 19:00 Date: Wednesday 30 October 2019 Venue: Derby University – Kedleston Road Campus, Derby, DE22 1GB Our annual film night shall be held at Derby University this year, with a showing of the 2009 documentary In the Shadow of the Moon
Kennedy's dream of putting a man on the Moon
racing to beat the Soviet Union into space, NASA began a series of test flights, culminating in Armstrong's 1969 walk on the Moon and briefly uniting the world in awe of the United States' accomplishment
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Derby University
Kedleston Road
Derby
DE22 1GB
Link: Film Night: In the Shadow of the Moon

The Festival of Physics
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags #Festival #Scotland #Physics #Edinburgh #IOPBranchEvents #IOPScotland
October 25, 2019
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Set out on an adventure that reveals the dark side of the Moon and explores big data and colliding black holes
Shows, talks and workshops for wee ones: Circus physics To the Moon! The glimmering glowing reflecting refracting moving and magical illumination show Small Stories tent Make your own juggling balls Ultraviolet Moon tent Airheads And for everyone else: Physics ceilidh The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas Data science and the Moon landings Tour the ATLAS Experiment Underground; live from CERN! Atom Brewery beer menu Hivetone: an interactive music installation The search for gravitational waves eXitune: a video game full of physics And (almost) infinitely more!   Full details and the event schedule are online at  www
Address
Dynamic Earth
Holyrood Rd
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH8 8AS
Link: The Festival of Physics

Quantum Computing – how to build a really cool computer
Organised By IOP North East Branch
Tags #Atomic-and-molecular #Quantum-computing #Quantum #North-East #Durham #NorthEastBranch #IOPBranchEvents
October 24, 2019
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Computers are everywhere: in phones, cars, toasters, on the Moon, in orbit, leaving the solar system, running the internet, keeping track of your money, deliveries, the NHS
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Department of Physics, Rochester Building
Durham University
South Road
Durham
DH1 3LE
Link: Quantum Computing – how to build a really cool computer

The Great Moon Hoax (Branch talk)
Organised By IOP Manchester and District Branch
Tags #Moon #ManchesterAndDistrictBranch #Manchester
October 15, 2019
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The Great Moon Hoax, by Dr Steve Barrett As we all know, the Apollo Moon landings of the late 1960s and early 1970s were faked by NASA in an attempt to construct an alternative reality and dupe a gullible public! What is the 'evidence' that supports this claim and does it stand up to scientific scrutiny? In this 50th anniversary year Dr Steve Barrett will explore the hoax claims
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Lecture theatre 1, Brooks Building
53 Bonsall Street
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester
Greater Manchester
United Kingdom
M15 6GX
Link: The Great Moon Hoax (Branch talk)

A Lunar Love Story: A history of mankind's fascination with the Moon
Organised By IOP Lancashire and Cumbria Branch
Tags #Moon #Astronomy-and-space #History #Culture -history-and-society #Lancashire-and-Cumbria #West-Cumbria
October 15, 2019
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This talk will take you through the ancient times to learn about the Egyptians, Greeks and Sumerians and their understanding of the Moon, through to the Renaissance and Galileo's use of the telescope, and then on to modern exploration and touch down on the surface
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Hunday Manor Country House Hotel
Winscales
Workington
Cumbria
United Kingdom
CA14 4JF
Link: A Lunar Love Story: A history of mankind's fascination with the moon

Meet Dr Andy Aldrin, President and CEO, Aldrin Family Foundation
Organised By IOP North East branch
Tags #Astronomy-and-space Teeside
October 9, 2019
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The Aldrin Family Foundation strives to cultivate the next generation of space leaders, entrepreneurs and explorers who will extend human habitation beyond the Earth to the Moon and Mars
They provide innovative, interactive, STEAM-based educational tools – most notably the Giant Mars Map™ –but now also a Giant Moon Map to educators around the world with the sole purpose of igniting a passion for learning in today’s youth
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Egglescliffe School & Sixth Form College
Stockton-on-Tees
TS16 0LA
Link: Meet Dr Andy Aldrin, President and CEO, Aldrin Family Foundation

Return to the Moon
Organised By IOP Scotland in partnership with Robert Gordon's College
Tags #Astronomy #Space #Telescopes #SpaceMissions Aberdeen Scotland IOPScotland
September 30, 2019
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Speaker: Tim Browett, Aberdeen Astronomical Society The Moon has been a source of wonder and curiosity for as long as humankind has been looking to the sky
Now, 50 years after the original Moon landings, the world is once again experiencing an international merging of scientific, political and commercial interest, building towards a second renaissance of lunar exploration
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Robert Gordon's College
Schoolhill
Aberdeen
AB10 1FE
Link: Return to the Moon

The Moon Adventure
Organised By Public Engagement
Tags #Astronomy #Space #Free #Family #Children #London
August 19, 2019
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Join us for a summer of physics fun as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first people to walk on the Moon
What’s it like to be an astronaut? Where did the Moon come from? What’s the future of humans in space? You’ll find the answers to these questions (and more!) at the Institute of Physics’ new family-friendly exhibition: The Moon Adventure
Join the Institute of Physics as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and the first people to walk on the Moon
The exhibition will explore the physics of the Moon and the history of space travel with a season of free activities for all to enjoy
Click here to download The Moon Adventure programme guide to find out more about our special family events and creative workshops
org/Moon for information on our events programme, online activities and exhibition closures
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: The Moon Adventure

Family Day: Comic Strips in Space
Organised By Public Engagement
Tags #Astronomy #Space #Free #Family #Children #Moon #LondonAndSouthEast #KingsCross
August 17, 2019
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What’s it like to be an astronaut? Where did the Moon come from? What’s the future of humans in space? You’ll find the answers to these questions (and more!) at the Institute of Physics’ new family-friendly exhibition: The Moon Adventure
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Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: Family Day: Comic Strips in Space

The Moon Adventure: Create a Space Comic Strip
Organised By London Public Engagement
Tags #Astronomy-and-space #Family #Free #Children #London
August 13, 2019
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What’s it like to be an astronaut? Where did the Moon come from? What’s the future of humans in space? You’ll find the answers to these questions (and more!) at the Institute of Physics’ new family-friendly exhibition: The Moon Adventure
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: The Moon Adventure: Create a Space Comic Strip

Build a Moon Village
Organised By Outreach & Engagement
Tags #Astronomy-and-space #London #KingsCross
July 31, 2019
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Join us for a creative weekday workshop as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first people to walk on the Moon
What’s it like to be an astronaut? Where did the Moon come from? What’s the future of humans in space? You’ll find the answers to these questions (and more!) at the Institute of Physics’ new family-friendly exhibition: The Moon Adventure
Bring your imaginations and help us build a Moon village! Build structures and vehicles that you think humans will need to survive and thrive on the Moon, with visual artist Helen Schell
The Moon Adventure exhibition explores the physics of the Moon and the history of space travel with a season of free activities for all to enjoy
org/Moon for more information
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: Build a Moon Village

Family Day: Postcards from the Moon
Organised By Outreach & Engagement
Tags #Astronomy-and-space #London #KingsCross
July 20, 2019
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Join us at Family Day as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first people to walk on the Moon
What’s it like to be an astronaut? Where did the Moon come from? What’s the future of humans in space? You’ll find the answers to these questions (and more!) at the Institute of Physics’ new family-friendly exhibition: The Moon Adventure
Get creative and design a postcard of your very own Moon adventure, with visual artist Helen Schell
  The Moon Adventure exhibition explores the physics of the Moon and the history of space travel with a season of free activities for all to enjoy
org/Moon for more information
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: Family Day: Postcards from the Moon

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
Organised By Egglescliffe School and IOP North East branch
Tags #Apollo #Moon #Space #Astronaut #NorthEast #NorthEastBranch #Egglescliffe #Stockton #IOPBranch
July 18, 2019
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On 20 July, Armstrong and Aldrin landed on the Moon in the Eagle lunar module, as Collins stayed on the command module (Columbia)
Armstrong was first to step onto the Moon, with Aldrin following about 20 minutes later
Around 650 million people on Earth watched the incredible moment unfold live on TV, broadcast from the surface of the Moon
With some of the original Egglescliffe School house blocks named after these incredible Apollo 11 astronauts, the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing this July seemed an opportunity to celebrate this out-of-world achievement
Session 1: The Eagle has landed – Former Chair of UK Space Agency, Professor David Southwood CBE, will cover the incredible story of the Apollo programme with original footage of the Moon landing
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Egglescliffe School & Sixth Form College
Urlay Nook Rd
Stockton-on-Tees
TS16 0LA
Link: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Meet the Moon
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags #Astronomy-and-space #Apollo #Moon #Physics #Astrophysics #Culture #Edinburgh #Scotland #Lecture #Talk #Space #Adults #IOPBigData #Moon50 Scotland Edinburgh Portobello
June 19, 2019
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Even the journey to the Moon packs a surprise or two
In this brand new talk, Dr Ben Craven uses demonstrations to help you get to know the Moon and the journey there a little better
Find out why the Moon changes shape, how black can be white, why finding your way on the Moon is surprisingly difficult, and how the best way to speed up a spacecraft is sometimes to slow it down
uk/e/meet-the-Moon-tickets-62840830616
Address
Bellfield
16a Bellfield Street
Portobello
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
EH15 2BP
Link: Meet the Moon

Pluto’s glaciers
Organised By Institute of Physics Lancashire and Cumbria Branch
Tags #LancashireAndCumbriaBranch #Lancaster #planets #pluto
June 12, 2019
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Dr Matt Telfer (Plymouth) “Pluto’s ‘desert’: Methane ice dunes on a glacier on an airless world” As well as the deserts of Earth, dunes have been identified on Venus, Mars and Saturn’s Moon Titan
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Cavendish Colloquium Room
Faraday Lecture Theatre Complex
Lancaster University
Lancaster
Lancashire
UK
LA1 4YB
Link: Pluto’s glaciers

45th Stirling Physics Teachers' Meeting
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags #Scotland #Physics #Teachers #IOPScotland
May 29, 2019
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This years 2019 Annual Physics Teacher Event in Stirling is celebrating 50 years since the Moon landing and  the discovery of Pulsars recorded in Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell's PhD
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Stirling Court Hotel
UniversityofStirling
Stirling
FK9 4LA
Link: 45th Stirling Physics Teachers' Meeting

To The Moon and Back - Glasgow
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags IOPBigData #Apollo #Moon #Physics #Astrophysics #Glasgow #Culture #Scotland #Quiz #Lecture #Talk #Space #Adults #BigData Glasgow
May 28, 2019
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In celebration of this year’s fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, the Institute of Physics presents an evening of scintillating science cabaret exploring one of humankind’s greatest achievements – travelling to the Moon
Join science communicator and Apollo enthusiast Ben Craven, literary theorist Simon Malpas, big data specialist Joanna McKenzie and Alastair Bruce of the Royal Observatory for talks, songs and stories of lunar travels and travails including a Moon-themed quiz
uk/e/to-the-Moon-and-back-tickets-61861135321  
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The Hug and Pint
171 Great Western Road
Glasgow
Scotland
United Kingdom
G4 9AW
Link: To The Moon and Back - Glasgow

Moon: Art, Science, Culture (Public lecture)
Organised By Liverpool John Moores University
Tags #Moon #public #art #science #culture #liverpool
May 13, 2019
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Humans have been fascinated with our nearest heavenly body, the Earth’s Moon, since prehistoric times
In 2019 it will be 50 years since we set foot on the Moon during the Apollo space missions
Join astronomer Dr Robert Massey and art historian Dr Alexandra Loske for an illustrated talk about how our obsession with the Moon has manifested itself in the sciences and visual arts, from earliest ritualistic drawings and objects, Romantic symbolism and silent movies, to scientific observation, photography, and space race propaganda
Her fascination with the Moon was sparked by the ubiquitous presence of the Moon in Romantic painting and literature
With the art historian Dr Alexandra Loske, he recently published Moon: Art, Science, Culture to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing
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Redmonds Building, LJMU
BrownlowHill
Liverpool
L3 5UG
Link: Moon: Art, Science, Culture (Public lecture)

Apollo – Fact or Fiction
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #LondonAndSouthEastBranch #Hatfield #Hertfordshire #public #lecture #herts #IOP #Physics #Apollo #Moon
April 24, 2019
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Speaker: Mr Paul Hall, Retired Teacher Abstract: It is now almost 50 years since man made his first steps on another world, and over 45 years since the last man left the Moon
In the meantime, an industry has grown up around showing that Apollo was a hoax, and that no one has been to the Moon
Address
Lindop Building
UniversityofHertfordshire
College Lane
Hatfield
England
AL10 9AB
Link: Apollo – Fact or Fiction

To the Moon and Back
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags #Apollo #Moon #Physics #Astrophysics #Culture #Music #Edinburgh #Scotland #Lecture #Talk #Space #Adults #IOPBigData
April 23, 2019
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In celebration of this year’s fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, the Institute of Physics presents an evening of talks, music and conversation exploring one of humankind’s greatest achievements – travelling to the Moon
Join astrophysicist Martin Hendry, literary theorist Simon Malpas, science communicator and Apollo enthusiast Ben Craven and Alastair Bruce of the Royal Observatory for a scintillating science cabaret taking in stories of lunar travels and travails, including a Moon-themed quiz and songs from Scottish folk singer Jemima Thewes
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The Voodoo Rooms
19aWestRegisterStreet
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
EH2 2AA
Link: To the Moon and Back

Branch Lecture: The Dark Energy Survey and the beginning of an industrial revolution in Cosmology
Organised By IOP South Central Branch
Tags #SouthCentralBranch #SouthCentral #DarkEnergy #Sussex #Surrey
March 12, 2019
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In just one snap shot it can capture an area larger than 20 full Moons
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Lecture Theatre G, University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
United Kingdom
GU2 7XH
Link: Branch Lecture: The Dark Energy Survey and the beginning of an industrial revolution in Cosmology