Month: January 2024

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Kaiser Symposium 6th of Feb

Astronomy talks for Kaiser members, by Kaiser members! On Tuesday the 6th of Feb in the Old observatory, there were two back-to-back symposia! Kostas Tsalapatas gave a talk about his research on supernova remnants, followed by Konstantinos Kilmetis, who gave a talk about Tidal Disruption Events. There was an enthusiastic audience, and it was a…
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Space Oasis lecture 23 Jan

On Tuesday the 23rd of January, we had a lecture about space habitats by the TU Delft ‘Space Oasis’ team, in the Old Observatory! It was an interesting and interactive lecture, where the audience was encouraged to think about space living problems & solutions.

Board game night 15th of Jan

On Monday the 15th of January, we had a fun board game night in the Old observatory! It served as a well-deserved break from all the exams & deadlines.

Observing night January 10

On the 10th of January, we held an observing night of the year 2024 at the Old Observatory. Nothing better than a bit of stargazing to come back from winter break and start the year with a lot of excitement! There were pizzas, and we observed Jupiter’s red spot, Saturn’s dazzling rings, the Orion nebula,…
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