Discover the World’s Largest Telescope Under Construction - Europe's ELT at Basingstoke Discovery Centre - Wednesday 14th March 2018

Discover the World’s Largest Telescope Under Construction - Europe's ELT at Basingstoke Discovery Centre - Wednesday 14th March 2018

British Science Week 2018: Science Evening - Discover the World’s Largest Telescope Under Construction - Europe's ELT at Basingstoke Discovery Centre

Wednesday 14th March 2018

6.00pm

Due in 2024, the Extremely Large Telescope is simply massive! If you want to understand just how big this telescope is, the fantastic science it will deliver and the engineering challenges behind it, then this talk is for you.

Presented by Dave Shave-Wall, former Chairman of Basingstoke Astronomical Society, part time Astrophotographer and full time Chief Technologist at IBM, Dave is a compelling speaker with a passion for astronomy with his own observatory and a regular visitor to the observatory on Tenerife.

Dave will also be displaying a scale Lego model of the ELT built from the plans by the deputy director in Europeans Southern Observatory.

Note: This talk is intended for an adult audience

Buy a ticket for this talk together with a ticket for the ‘Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who’ talk for just £7. This offer is only available by contacting Basingstoke Discovery Centre directly.

Price: £3.50

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