This event happened in the past (2019 edition)

Telescopes Of The Future

With Dr Carolin Crawford

This is an event from the 2019 edition

Astronomers depend on light for their understanding of the cosmos beyond the confines of the Solar System. Many of the most exciting discoveries over the last couple of decades were made possible by new generations of cameras and telescopes, both on the ground and in space.

The resulting observations captured the imagination not just of the scientists but also of the general public. Dr Carolin Crawford will discuss new facilities anticipated coming online over the next ten years or so – how they’ll not only change our view of the Universe, but also alter the way we do Astronomy.

Carolin Crawford is the Public Astronomer at the Institute of Astronomy at the University of Cambridge. She received her PhD from Cambridge University, where she used observations to investigate the environments of some of the largest galaxies in the Universe. Carolin gives many talks every year communicating the excitement of astronomy to as wide an audience as possible; she also makes regular appearances on local and national radio.


Wednesday 23 October
Venue: The Forum, Auditorium
Cost: £6
Age: 10+

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