Looking to the spage age future, a human encounter with alien life seems inevitable, but what could we expect from an alien interaction?
Join cosmologists and philosophers of science to learn about dark matter and dark energy, and hear the evidence suggesting it makes up most of the cosmos. Discover the probes, methods and experimental techniques used in the Dark Energy Survey, and learn how these can be placed in their historical-philosophical context. Presented by the European Research Council.
Can the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope eclipse that of the Hubble Space Telescope? We leave it to you to decide, with this panel discussion from astronomy experts.
Join comedian Susan Morrison and theoretical physicist Fay Dowker for a discussion on quantum mechanics, logic, spacetime and the role of mathematics in science.
Join Simon Watt as he explores the science behind space exploration and discover what you can see if you only look up!
Join the team from Cosmos Planetarium on an amazing voyage of discovery searching for extraterrestrial life.
What are the laws of space? And how would they be enforced? You play the jury in a series of example space law cases.
Prof Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell reflects on the position of women in astronomy.