Dr Chris North Lecture a great success!

Dr Chris North presented a lecture on 'Herschel Space Observatory: the end of the beginning'

Dr Chris NorthAn audience of around 150 packed the Grove Theatre at Swansea University on the evening of Thursday the 7th of November to hear Dr Chris North, Cardiff Astronomer and co-presenter of BBC's Sky at Night, describe the Herschel Telescope Mission and some of the scientific highlights it has uncovered. Herschel horseheadChris described the background to the mission and how this special telescope which peers into the infra-red end of the spectrum was constructed, before treating us to some stunning images of galaxies near and far. The audience remained enthusiastic to the end, and Chris was quizzed for around 20 minutes after his presentation was over.