Friends of Catalyst
A friends organisation was formed in 1987 to support Catalyst and now has more than fifty members. Its aims include:
The Museum is continually expanding its activities and needs more support from its Friends to help it achieve this growth.
Please help us to help the Museum by joining the Friends today.
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
Friends can make a valuable contribution to the practical work of Catalyst by helping in a range of interesting Museum activities.
These currently include:-
There are two categories of membership, category a (membership only) and category b (membership PLUS annual admission to the museum)
Annual subscription rates are currently as follows:
Students (single membership subscription) £14
Organised by ‘Friends of Catalyst’ and Catalyst Science Discovery Centre, Widnes SciBar meets on the second Wednesday of each month (not August) at the Hillcrest Hotel, Widnes. It’s an opportunity to meet in a relaxed setting, be entertained with talks from science professionals and discuss topics with like minded individuals.
7:30 pm, Wednesday 8th October 2014 at the Hillcrest Hotel, Widnes.
DARK MATTER - Fact or fiction!?
Dr Tim Hodgkinson, Salford University
Does dark matter exist? Or is there a simpler explanation for the dynamics within the universe that does not require this elusive stuff? A short history of the strange physics involved, leading to the present day conundrum and the theories attempting to explain this fundamental problem.