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Will Gater ‘The Science and Spectacle of the Northern Lights’

  • Coleshill Village Hall Barracks Hill Amersham, HP7 United Kingdom (map)

Will Gater is an astronomy journalist, author and presenter. His work has appeared in New Scientist, BBC Sky at Night Magazine, Focus and Astronomy Now, among others. He is the author of several popular astronomy books – including “The Cosmic Keyhole” and “The Night Sky Month by Month” – and is the co-author of Dorling Kindersley’s “The Practical Astronomer and Nature Guide: Stars and Planets”.Will is passionate about communicating the wonders of the Universe to all. He has made numerous appearances on television and radio to talk about astronomy and space, including on Channel 5’s The Gadget Show, The Sky at Night and BBC One’s The One Show as well as Sky News, BBC News and the BBC World Service. He has also worked behind the camera as the astronomy researcher on the BBC’s long-running stargazing series The Sky at Night and hosted live astronomy shows for Slooh.com featuring real-time broadcasts of major space events and interviews with prominent astronomers & scientists.  Will has a particular passion for the science and spectacle of the Northern Lights and delivers an enthusiastic and informative talk on the subject.  As with all our talks this year, another one not to be missed!