Searching for Life

Book Now

30 October 2018

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Does ET really exist? Is there intelligent life out there and if so how will we ever get in contact? Join astronomer Richard Darn on a colourful trip through the cosmos to find answers to this time-less conundrum.

We will discover how other planets have been detected around distant stars that might harbour life and how scientists have not yet given up of finding other organisms in our very own solar system on exotic worlds such Europa, one of Jupiter’s icy moons. Perhaps life is very rare and we are an amazing fluke of nature!

After looking at both sides of the argument we will (weather permitting) enjoy stunning views of the starry night sky with powerful telescopes and binoculars. Wrap up warm and bring a red light torch (if you have one). The evening is perfect for novices and children over eight years old.

This event is part of the North Pennines Stargazing Festival running from 20 October to 4 November 2018 – www.NorthPenninesStarFest.org.uk


FollowUs

Events Finder
Calendar

Search

Join the club and receive special offers for events and much more
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

WhatsOn Blog

View All

REVIEW: Rain Man @ Darlington Hippodrome

Tonight I watched Rain Man, which has been brought to life for the stage in the inaugural production by The Classic Screen to Stage Theatre Company at Darlington Hippodrome....

Read More

PREVIEW: CBEEBIES FAVOURITE BING LIVE! GOES TO THE THEATRE

Calling all “Bingsters”! Bing and his friends are on tour in the first ever Bing stage show! Bing Live will visit the Tyne Theatre on 23 and 24 February 2019.

Read More