Oor Big Braw Cosmos with Rab Wilson

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Join us for a cocktail of cosmic science, poetry and imagery with Rab Wilson

Rab Wilson, the renowned Scots poet, offers selected highlights from his collaboration with the late John C. Brown, Astronomer Royal for Scotland. In their book Oor Big Braw Cosmos the pair created a fascinating guide to our skies and beyond, bringing together science, poetry and image to convey the beauty of our cosmos. The talk is a fabulous introduction to astronomy with a distinctly Scottish twist, infused with original space-inspired poetry and haiku, as well as spectacular photographs!

Astronomer Steven Gray will also be on hand to chat about the science behind the poems. A unique talk highlighting the connections between art and science. Let Rab and Steve introduce you to space as you’ve never known it before!

Spaces at this event are free but limited. Online booking for this event is now open, please complete the booking form below. After booking your space, we will send you a confirmation email within a few days. A link with joining instructions will be emailed to you on Wednesday 17th March 2021.

If you have any questions about the event please contact Julie on julie.wilson@lochlomond-trossachs.org

Accessibility Information

  • This talk will be hosted on Zoom.
  • You do not need to download any software in order to access this session – you can simply join in via your web browser once you have been sent the link prior to the event.

Thanks to funding from the Institute of Physics Scotland, this event is free.

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