Meets: 1st Tuesday PM
Location: Burnley Central Library
Group Leader: Brian Pomfret
The group started nine months ago and meets once a month at Burnley library.
We ventured into geology for our first 5 meetings and in some cases with the help of visiting geologists covered aspects of plate tectonics, rock identification, the building of the bridgewater canal and fracking.
We moved onto genetics, watching DVDs to stimulate discussion on genetic engineering and the genetics of human disease.
We are at present entering into the realm of cosmology and with the help of DVDs have discussed the multiverse, how many universes there may be out there.
We aim to have discussions on topical subjects reported in the more popular science journals, on televison or on YouTube.
we have between ten and 15 members at each meeting……come and join us.
We meet on the first Tuesday of the month 2pm to 4pm. at Burnley Central Library.
Next Meeting Tuesday 5th February Burnley library 2:00pm. Topics (a) Last part of video on the story of Electricity and (b) “The man who changed the world”. The video story of James Clerk Maxwell told by Ian Stewart.