Science and Technology


Activity

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Where and when

We meet at 2pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month in the Langton Room.

Other information

New members are always welcome.

Contact details

Michael Milsom 01858 419874   email: m_milsom@hotmail.com


News

Science & Technology – September 2020

Life on Mars? In the late 19th Century Giovanni Schiaparelli, an Italian astronomer, studied Mars. In his initial observations, he named the “seas” and “continents” of Mars, and later he observed a dense network of linear structures on the surface of Mars which he called “canali” in Italian, meaning “channels” but the term was mistranslated […]

Science & Technology- August

As Time goes by In 1840 a standard time was established in Britain when the Great Western Railway used the electric telegraph to synchronise local mean times to a single standard time. By 1855, time signals from an electro-magnetic clock at Greenwich were sent through wires alongside the railway lines across the length and breadth […]

Science Group – June 2020

Research into an Anti-Virus Mask Spring 2020 In the SLU3A Science Group some of the more irresponsible members have devoted their time under house arrest to come up with a ground breaking Anti-Virus Mask. The first genre of masks considered were those worn by the Lone Ranger. Our research showed that it seemed to provide […]

Science and Technology Group    – March 2020

 The next meeting will take place on Wednesday March 25th  at 2:00 pm in the Ashley Room of the Congregational Church. John Freeland will be presenting a talk, the subject of which is not yet disclosed. Note: There will not be a Science and Technology meeting on 22nd  April New members are always welcome.   […]

Science and Technology – February 2020

The next meeting will take place on Wednesday February 26th at 2:00 pm in the Ashley Room of the Congregational Church. Bob Forrest I will be talking about the Hubble Space Telescope. New members are always welcome. Michael Milsom 01858 419874

Science and Technology – January 2020      

The first meeting of 2020 is on Wednesday January 22nd at 2:00 pm in the Ashley Room of the Congregational Church. I will be presenting a talk entitled “A tale of two cities”. Apart from use of the first line, this talk bears no relationship to anything written by Charles Dickens. New members are always […]

 Science and Technology

Our next meeting is on Wednesday November 27th at 2:00 pm in the Ashley Room of the Congregational Church. Ian Storey will be presenting a talk entitled, “Faster, faster, faster”. This is the last meeting of the year, but the 2020 Season of talks will start on Wednesday 22nd of January. New members are always […]

Science and Technology Group  – October

Our next meeting is on Wednesday October 23rd at 2:00 pm in the Ashley Room of the Congregational Church. Peter Ellement will be presenting a talk about “Surfactants and some industrial applications”. New members are always welcome. Michael Milsom 01858 419874

Science and Technology – September 

Our next meeting is on Wednesday September 25th at 2:00 pm in the Ashley Room of the Congregational Church. John Larkin will be presenting a talk about “Water Power, Supercritical Fluids”. Michael Milsom 01858 419874

Science and Technology – August

Our next meeting is on Wednesday August 28th at 2:00 pm in the Ashley Room of the Congregational Church. John Hammond will be presenting a talk entitled “Genetic Engineering Revisited “. The only requirement for membership of the group is a curiosity about the scientific and technological world we live in, come along and try […]