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Programme of Meetings Scheduled for 2019
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Geoff Kirby Presentations
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48 min Presentation
given December 2016
67 min Presentation
given December 2017
Early History of
Mathematics Quirky





16 January

Steve Etches

Stories from Deep Time - The Etches Collection

20 February

David Harris

Forensics: The Devil’s in the Detail

20 March

John Forsdyke

Even Smaller Wonders - Microscopy

17 April

Phil Judkins

Spies, Science and the Deceptions masking D-Day

15 May

Alan Neal

Radiation - Facts and Myths - Uses and Abuses

19 June

Malcolm Haas

How the Mind Works

17 July


Swanage Railway & Purbeck Mineral & Mining Museums

21 August

[No Meeting]

18 September

Colin Divall

Canford Manor’s “splendid archway under the
South-Western Railway”, ca 1844-55

16 October


[Details to follow]

20 November

Richard Cottrell

John Snow - Pioneer in three fields of Medicine

18 December

Richard Edmonds

The Great Bindon Landslide of 1839