Hillingdon

Science Technology

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Interest Group leader: Peter Underwood
Meeting information: Meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 10am to 12pm.
Meeting venue: Hillingdon.

** During this lockdown period, the Group are meeting as per above but via Video Conferencing using Jitsi. If you want to join this group even if you want a taster, then contact Sheppy via the 'Click to send a message!' above. **

Members speak on their chosen subject.

All the ‘ologies, physics, chemistry and their importance in everything around us - now and in the future.

  • Great Scientists and Engineers and their achievements
  • How things are designed, made and work
  • Plants and Animals
  • Earth, Planets and the Universe. The Big Bang
  • Maths in Arts, Science and Engineering
  • All Materials and their applications
  • Genes and DNA. Evolution. Health.
  • Medicine. Medical applications of Science and Technology.
  • All sources of energy. Energy efficiency. Energy security.
  • Nuclear Energy. Uses of Radioactivity.
  • Oil or gas limited? Then what?
  • Applications of Chemicals
  • Weather. Water. Global Warming.
  • Geology, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Tsunami
  • Manmade disasters
  • Nanotechnology
  • Computers and digital everything.
  • Structures, Bridges
  • Gadgets. Puzzles.

Suitable for all levels.

Programme for 2020 (all currently online via Jitsi)

DateSubjectSpeaker
21st OctoberRoald Amundsen - Part 1Carol Mitchell
4th NovemberRoald Amundsen - Part 2Carol Mitchell
TBAGravity and Me-Jim Al-Khalili DVDLen Fenton
TBAThe Mystery of Dark Energy DVDLen Fenton
TBAThe Geology of the Chilterns and the Impact of HS2Haydon Bailey
TBACombat SurvivalBob Young
More Group Pages
Antiques & Collectables Art - Mixed Media Art Appreciation Backgammon
Badminton Ballroom & Sequence Tea Dance Bird Watching Group Book Group
Book Group 1 Book Group 2 Book Group 3 Book Group 4
Bridge Beginners Bridge Improvers Canal Art and Culture Canasta
Chamber Concerts Chess Chinese Beginners Mandarin Computer Club
Creative Writing Cribbage Cryptic Crosswords Current Affairs
Digital Photography Ecclesiastical Architecture Family History Film Studies 1
Film Studies 2 French Beginners French Improvers French Intermediate 1
French Intermediate 2 Garden Appreciation 1 Garden Appreciation 2 Garden Appreciation 3
Gardening (Hands On) Geology German Beginners German Conversation
German Intermediate Guitar History Interknit Cafe
Interknit Cafe 3 Italian Beginners Italian Improvers Italian Improvers 2
Italian Improvers 3 Kids Abroad Local History London Walks
Mahjongg Meditation Military History Mind Your Language
Opera Appreciation 1 Painting For Pleasure Petanque Play Reading 2
Poetry for Pleasure Quilting Rambling Rodneys MOOC Recommendations
Rodneys Podcast Recommendations Rummikub Science Technology Scottish Country Dancing
Scrabble Singers U3A Social History Spanish 1
Spanish 2 Spanish Beginners Spanish Improvers 1 Spanish Improvers 2
Sunday Concerts Tai Chi Tenpin Bowling Theatre Visits
Theology Travel Experience Group Ukulele Welsh
World Wide Wines
More Group Pages
Antiques & Collectables Art - Mixed Media
Art Appreciation Backgammon
Badminton Ballroom & Sequence Tea Dance
Bird Watching Group Book Group
Book Group 1 Book Group 2
Book Group 3 Book Group 4
Bridge Beginners Bridge Improvers
Canal Art and Culture Canasta
Chamber Concerts Chess
Chinese Beginners Mandarin Computer Club
Creative Writing Cribbage
Cryptic Crosswords Current Affairs
Digital Photography Ecclesiastical Architecture
Family History Film Studies 1
Film Studies 2 French Beginners
French Improvers French Intermediate 1
French Intermediate 2 Garden Appreciation 1
Garden Appreciation 2 Garden Appreciation 3
Gardening (Hands On) Geology
German Beginners German Conversation
German Intermediate Guitar
History Interknit Cafe
Interknit Cafe 3 Italian Beginners
Italian Improvers Italian Improvers 2
Italian Improvers 3 Kids Abroad
Local History London Walks
Mahjongg Meditation
Military History Mind Your Language
Opera Appreciation 1 Painting For Pleasure
Petanque Play Reading 2
Poetry for Pleasure Quilting
Rambling Rodneys MOOC Recommendations
Rodneys Podcast Recommendations Rummikub
Science Technology Scottish Country Dancing
Scrabble Singers U3A
Social History Spanish 1
Spanish 2 Spanish Beginners
Spanish Improvers 1 Spanish Improvers 2
Sunday Concerts Tai Chi
Tenpin Bowling Theatre Visits
Theology Travel Experience Group
Ukulele Welsh
World Wide Wines