Milton Keynes

One off for 15th October 2014 meeting - Cranfield Social Club, College Rd, Wharley End, Bedford MK43 0AL. 19:30 start, food and drink available.

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15th October 2014 -Modern Airships

Join us to hear David Stewart, Head of Flight Sciences at Hybrid Air Vehicles, tell us about modern airships - which are the current occupants of the mammoth Cardington hangars near Bedford.

19th November 2014 - Title TBC

Join Dr. Amel Bennaceur to discuss computer science, details to follow!


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 Summer 2014 hiatus...

21st May 2014 - 'Curiosity - one year on Mars'

 With Susanne Schwenzer from The Open University. What has the Curiosity rover been doing since it landed in 2012 and what have we discovered as a consequence? What next for the robotic mission?

16th April 2014

Satellite imagery has become a powerful tool for understanding the planet (and the people on it). Daniel Simms from Cranfield University discusses a range of applications, from understanding cropping patterns to searching for the missing flight MH370, and examines how we can tell so much from these pictures.


March - cancelled due to venue renovations



19th February 2014

This month we will be joined by Dr Jenny Mant from the River Restoration Centre. A topical discussion this month after the devastating floods that the UK have been experiencing. Jenny will be talking about how helping rivers might help prevent more disastrous flooding.