MPAS Meeting June 2024

Society monthly meeting recorded on 20240619 at The Briars Mount Martha Observatory.

Meeting introduction was by the President, Dr. Peter Skilton. Committee member, Dr. Guido Tack, then presented the Sky for the Month.

The main topic was by Committee member and Cruise Ship speaker, Trevor Hand, who spoke on the topic of “Solar Eclipse; A Mexican Encounter”, after his recent adventure chasing it.

Peter Skilton then presented the following science videos:

  • “Where Exactly Did the Dinosaur Killing Asteroid Come?” courtesy of Anton Petrov’s Whatdamath YouTube channel.
  • “Ripples From the Megatsunami That Killed the Dinosaurs Found in Louisiana” courtesy of Anton Petrov also.

A musical closure followed, showing a “Simulation of Plunge Into a Black Hole”. This video is courtesy of NASA Goddard Space Flight Centre (J. Schnittman & B. Powell), with its audio being “We Will Win”, courtesy of Infraction (No copyright music channel).