Following on from a incredibly popular event in 2022, we are delighted to welcome Dr Steve Barrett from University of Liverpool back to Didsbury SciBar. Although it took only three minutes to make our Universe (see Steve’s previous talk –… Read More »20th November – The End of Everything – Dr Steve Barrett
Is there anybody out there..? This question – summed up in the famous Drake equation – has for a half-century been one of the most intractable and uncertain in science.
Gary Gilbert presents at Didsbury SciBar discussing the science and thoughts behind a possible answer to life in the universe.
The Beginning Of Everything – A brief description of the origin and the very early history of the Universe. After the Big Bang it took about three minutes to make all the constituents of the Universe and give it a kickstart.… Read More »15th November – The Beginning Of Everything – Dr Steve Barrett
Prof Ian Robson joins us to talk about Pluto, how it was discovered and how discovery and observations of KBOs eventually led the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in 2006 to declassify Pluto from being a planet. Although ‘what is a… Read More »17th May – The Pluto Story – Prof. Ian Robson
WHY ARE WE HERE? This question has been argued about by people in pubs throughout history. But now, thanks to cutting-edge telescopes, we can start to address it in a rigorous, scientific way. In this talk Kieran Finn from the… Read More »18th May – Did The Universe Really Start With A Big Bang? – Kieran Finn
We have all looked out at the night sky and wondered if there is life out there. The sheer scale of the Universe and the billions of exo-planets suggests that there must be. In this thought-provoking lecture, Professor Matthew Cobb… Read More »17th September 2018 – Is There Life on Mars, or Anywhere Else But Earth? – Professor Matthew Cobb