As more of us are home, and many schools will be closed over the next few weeks, Stemettes are joining you online – to keep you inspired, motivated and learning. Each week we’ll run 3 events across Zoom, Google Hangouts and Instagram.
Alice Sheppard: Astronomical misconceptions
Alice Sheppard has acted as ambassador for astronomy for over a decade. During that time, she has encountered all sorts of misunderstandings. These include the ideas that astronomy can predict the future, that it’s a waste of money, that it matters what we call Pluto, and that stargazing is a subject best left to men! In this whiplash tour, Alice will explore some of the most common misconceptions and set the record straight.