Science Group

Meets: 1st Tuesday PM

Location: Burnley Central Library

Group Leader: Brian Pomfret

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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 4th December in Burnley library at 2:00pm. Topic – Video on the story of Electricity (continued).

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Photo Group Calendar 2019 – Now Available

The Photography Group have once again produced a calendar for 2019 of images taken by the group. The calendar is a totally new design and will be on sale at the monthly meetings for the (subsidised) price of £3.00 each. Selling fast so hurry to get your copy.

Fancy Becoming A Member?

If you fancy joining Burnley and District U3A and attending one or more of our Special Interest Groups please visit our How To Join Burnley and District U3A page. Guests are welcome to attend up to two monthly meetings at a fee of £2.00 per meeting or to attend one Special Interest Group meeting as a taster session. If you have questions or just want to know more about the local U3A you will be welcome to chat with one of our Greeters at the monthly meeting from 2:00pm. The monthly meetings are held at Nazareth Unitarian Chapel, Knight Hill, Padiham Lancs BB12 8JH (see our location) and commence at 2:30pm on the fourth Thursday of each month. Download our Introductory Brochure (PDF).