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April 2018

LISA – Space Observatory for Gravitational Waves

April 30 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm
The Admiral Bar, 72a Waterloo Street
Glasgow, Scotland G2 7DA United Kingdom
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Doors open at 7. Kickoff at 7.30. View event on Facebook here LISA (Laser Interferometer Space Antenna) is a space-based gravitational wave observatory building on the success of LISA Pathfinder and LIGO. Our speaker on the subject is Dr Natalia Korsakova, a Royal Society Newton Fellow working at the University of Glasgow. Her focus is mainly on applications of machine learning in LISA data analysis, and the studies of the real noise influence on instrument performance, which is important for…

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May 2018

Glasgow Skeptics visit Café Scientifique: Poetry, Physics and Computing

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waterstones Sauchiehall Street, 163-157 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3EW United Kingdom
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Free
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So we don't have an official Glasgow Skeptics event on this date ... but our friends over in Cafe Scientifique have got something to tickle your fancy instead. This month's topic: Poetry, Physics and Computing For more information about Café Scientifique: Visit their website: http://www.gla.ac.uk/events/cafescientifique/ The talk is free - although they do ask for donations Accessibility information for the venue can be found here: https://www.disabledgo.com/access-guide/glasgow-city-council/waterstones-3

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The Philosophy of Star Wars

May 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Admiral Bar, 72a Waterloo Street
Glasgow, G2 7DA United Kingdom
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£4
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May the Fourteenth Be With You! This special event is brought to you in association with Pint of Science. Please note that tickets are required for the event (£4). Available here Check out other Pint of Science events taking place on Tue 15th & Wed 16th here The Star Wars universe is one in which a mysterious 'Force' governs all and directs the destiny of individuals and civilizations alike. But what does the notion that a person has a destiny…

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Diamonds: Expensive gems or engineering material of the future?

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Waterstones Sauchiehall Street, 163-157 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3EW United Kingdom
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Free
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Are diamonds forever? A woman’s best friend? The rarest and most expensive of gemstones? Or the best material to make a quantum computer with? Everyone in the modern world knows of the allure and cost of diamonds, but what is it really that makes them so special? Are they actually that rare? And are they good for anything other than making expensive, sparkly jewellery? This talk will discuss why diamond is proving to be one of the most exciting materials…

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