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Hertford Astronomy Group

May 14

X Ray Astronomy

Dr Carolin Crawford


Carolin Crawford received a BA Hons in Mathematics Newnham College, Cambridge in 1985. In 1988 she received her PhD from Newnham College and the Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge. She progressed through a series of postdoctoral and research fellowships at Balliol College, Oxford, the Institute of Astronomy, Trinity Hall and Newnham College, University of Cambridge. From 1996 to 2007 she was a Royal Society Research Fellow.


In 2004 she was appointed as a Fellow and College Lecturer at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where she is now also the undergraduate Admissions Tutor for the Physical Sciences. She currently holds this position in conjunction with her role as Outreach Officer at the Institute of Astronomy, which she first took on in 2005.


In 2011 she was appointed Professor of Astronomy at Gresham College, a position in which she delivers free public lectures on astronomy and astrophysics in the City of London.

2013-14 Programme

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Bayfordbury Observatory Open Evenings



All done for this academic year.  Come along in October when they start again.

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Flying a Kite in Space - Tethered Satellites

Andreas Schroeer


Wednesday 30 April7:00 pm


Lindop Building

College Lane

Hatfireld


Free to attend but please let Diane Crann know you are coming


Ideas invited


It is around this time of year that we start thinking about next year’s programme.  If you have any special requests that you would like us to consider then please complete the form and send it over.