Southern Branch Space Lecture, with Tm Leighton, ISVR Thursday 16 December 2021 Winchester Science Centre
Southern Branch
Space Lecture
with Prof Tim Leighton, ISVR
Thursday 16 December 2021
5:00pm for 6:30pm start, 8pm finish
Winchester Science Centre, Telegraph Way, Winchester SO21 1HZ
Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium
Our last event for 2021 will be a very special one, hosted at the Winchester Science Centre. We will be joined by Professor Tim Leighton, ISVR who will give a talk of Acoustics in space. Discover:
•            why we would sound like bass smurfs on Venus if we spoke and survived;
•            why Martians would have ears on their feet;
•            why half the notes from a church organ on Venus would play at lower pitches than they do on Earth, and the other half of the notes would play at higher pitches;
•            why we have only just heard the first sounds from Mars, when we have had photographs for decades.
A reception with drinks and mince pies will be available on arrival, in the Bio:Space room. This is adjacent to the Sound, vibration and hearing exhibition, which will be open for a quick visit before the talk. Attendees will also enjoy a complimentary planetarium show to close off the evening.
This event is free to members of the IOA and students.
As numbers are extremely limited, to register please go to the registration page at:
For general public registration and payment please go to:
The talk will also be available on Zoom for those not able to attend in person. To receive joining details please select “online only” in the registration page. Registration will close 24 hours before the event. CPD certification will be offered for attendance.
If you have any queries please contact Reena Mahtani
16 December 2021

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