NAM Day One

April 17, 2007 — Leave a comment

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After arriving via the train (changing at Crewe – why is it always Crewe?) I registered at the UK National Astronomy Meeting held in Preston by the Royal Astronomical Society at around 11.30am. This put me an hour early for lunch and two and half hours early for any actual talks. I was, incidentally, also only four hours early for the first tea break. For the mathematicians among you, yes, this means the first session was only an hour long. Wimps!

The keynote speech of the conference was given by Tim de Zeeuw, a very nice chap from the Netherlands, I think. He spoke on the galactic ‘fossil’ record. It was an odd choice for the keynote I thought. His talk was in a way applicable to everyone yet no one. Well anyway, it was interesting enough and I enjoyed it mostly.

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For the afternoon’s parallel sessions (much of the conference is split up into simultaneous topics) I had the choice of AGN

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