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Speaker - Dr Francisco Diego

Francisco Diego - Speaker Francisco Diego on a solar eclipse expedition to the Gobi desert in August 2008

Francisco is a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Physics and Astronomy University College London, vice president of the UK Association for Astronomy Education and a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. He is a keen populariser of astronomy and has extensive experience as a planetarium producer/presenter, lecturer, author and broadcaster. He has appeared on TV series like Stephen Hawking's Universe and BBC's The Planets. He is producing and delivering The Mind of the Universe, a collection of public and school lectures and teacher workshops on astrophysics, cosmology and life in the Universe, initiated under a Science in Society fellowship from the Science and Technology Facilities Council.

For more information visit his page on the UCL website here.

Date Talk at GAS meeting
3 Mar 2011 Cosmic fire beyond Astrology: the real influence of stars in our lives.

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