Science and Technology  Committee - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]
Astronomy and Particle Physics

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 4 May 2011.

Oral Evidence

Taken before the Science and Technology Committee

on Wednesday 9 March 2011

Members present:
Andrew Miller (Chair) Stephen Mosley
Gavin BarwellPamela Nash
Stephen McPartlandGraham Stringer
Stephen MetcalfeRoger Williams
David Morris



Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Anna Barth, Camden School for Girls, London, Jack Bliss, Allerton Grange School, Leeds, Jessica Grainger, Saints Peter and Paul Catholic College, Widnes, Hilary Lamb, Stroud High School, Gloucestershire, James May, Castell Alun High School, Hope (near Wrexham), and Charlie Palin, Neston High School, Cheshire, gave evidence.

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Witnesses: Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, Space Scientist, Astrium Ltd and Science Innovation Ltd, and Professor Jim Al-Khalili, Professor of Physics, Professor of Public Engagement in Science, University of Surrey, gave evidence.

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Witnesses: Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, President, Institute of Physics, and Professor Roger Davies, President, Royal Astronomical Society, gave evidence.

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