Change to Planetarium schedule

From 1st October, the Planetarium show times will run on a new timetable. Weekends - Space Safari: 11am, The Sky Tonight: 11.45am & 4.15pm, Solar Superstorms: 12.30pm & 2.45pm, Meet the Neighbours: 1.15pm & 3.30pm.

Essential information

Event type: 
Date and time: 
Tuesday 9 May | 7pm-8pm
Price: 
Adult £10 | Concession £8.00 | Child £7.50 | Members 10% discount
Location: 
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Season: 
Talks & courses

Join world-renowned author Dava Sobel (Longitude, Galileo’s Daughter) at the home of time and space and hear about the unsung heroines of 19th century science at Harvard College Observatory and the Royal Observatory Greenwich. 

Dava will be in conversation with our Public Astronomer, Dr. Marek Kukula to discuss her latest book, The Glass Universe, and the role of women of the era in science.

Dava will also perform a reading of an excerpt from the book, which will be available to purchase after the event and Dava will be available for book signing.

Age: 11+

Find out about the campaign for gender balance in science, technology and engineering on the WISE website.

Visit the WISE website