An overview of X-ray astronomy: past discoveries and future prospects
Prof. Andrew Norton, The Open University
In this talk Prof. Norton will describe how astronomical objects, such as neutron stars and active galaxies, emit X-rays, as well as the technology used to detect X-rays from space. He will discuss various X-ray astronomy satellites from the last few decades and look ahead to what the future may have in store with forthcoming missions.
Lectures held at 6.30pm, Institute of Physics, 37 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London, N1 9BU. Refreshments are served from 6pm on the day of the lecture.
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