Solstice Dinner

Guest Speaker

Friday, 17th June 2016 (19:00 - 22:00)

Venue: Rockingham Arms, Wentworth.


The subject of Allan Chapman's talk this evening is Mary Somerville. Mathematician and Populariser 1780 to 1872 .

Speaker: Dr Allan Chapman

Allan Chapman

Allan Chapman is a historian by training and his special interests are astronomy and scientific biography, for most of his career he has been based at Wadham College (University of Oxford ).

He is an accomplished author and public speaker and has made many television appearances, presenting Gods in the Sky and Great Scientists and as a guest on The Sky at Night.

Allan is also Honorary President and Patron of the Mexborough & Swinton Astronomical Society.

Learn more about Dr Allan Chapman

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