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Arklow Library. Photo: Paul Messitt.

Arklow Library. Photo: Paul Messitt.

Arklow Library. Photo: Paul Messitt.


There will be an Astronomy for Adult Beginners lesson in Arklow Library on Thursday November 11 at 7 p.m.

Astronomer David Moore will lead the class with a highly illustrated and exciting talk about the wonders of the sky and the Universe.

The talk will start with the sun, its family of planets, asteroids and comets, looking at where life might exist in the Solar system.

Moore will then looks out into the wider universe to see where the billions of Earth-like planets are, and how the stars and planets came to be.

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Also on November 11 at 7p.m., there will be an online lecture about the future of AI robotics and how it will be used in the next stage of space exploration and exploitation.

Professor Yang Gao, Professor of Space Autonomous Systems at University of Surrey and the head of STAR LAB, will deliver the lecture and places can be booked for this virtual event on Eventbrite or by contacting the library.

There is an Irish Sign Language Support Group every Thursday at 7 p.m. in Arklow Library. All levels are welcome.

Contact Arklow Library to book your place via email arklowlibrary@wicklowcoco.ie or by phone (0402) 39977.

Covid certs are essential for all in-person events.