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2 April 2008
The Astronomy Education and Outreach session at this weeks NAM revealed lots of exciting events to look forward to over the next few years! Iwan Williams (University of...

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2 April 2008
What a start to this years' NAM!
2 April 2008
This week is the annual Royal Astronomy Society's NAM week - the UK's National Astronomy Meeting. It is an opportunity for astronomers to showcase the latest astronomical...

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1 April 2008
Last year marked the 150th anniversary of the birth of Joseph Conrad and we have manuscripts that reveal various aspects of his career. Our Sailor's Home and Red Ensign Club...
27 March 2008
If you haven't come across them already, there's a heap of news stories out today about Sammy Ofer's £20m donation to the Museum towards a major new wing, which will include...
25 March 2008
The Caird Library has revised its opening hours, to start the week beginning Monday 14 April 2008. The Reading Room will now be open Tuesday to Saturday, and be closed on...
20 March 2008
The National Maritime Museum will host a three-day conference entitled “Richard Hakluyt (c. 1552-1616): life, times, legacy” from Thursday 15 May – Saturday 17 May 2008. This...
17 March 2008
The Library will be closed on the following days over the Easter bank holiday: Good Friday Saturday Easter Monday The E-Library will also be closed on Saturday and Sunday....
14 March 2008
The Cassini spacecraft performed a close flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus on Wednesday, passing within 50km of the surface at closest approach. Scientists are particularly...

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13 March 2008
The Moon has reached first quarter in its moonthly orbit around the Earth (a small mis-spelling of the word month, and you realise where the word originates from!). You have...

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