Welcome to the webpage of the Nelson Science Society (NSS) and its constituent, the Astronomy Section. The NSS is a branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand and exists to promote science within the Nelson/Tasman region - we do this by holding regular scientific talks from a variety of experts throughout the year and by promoting science education in schools and colleges.
The Astronomy section is run as an independent constituent of the NSS and maintains its own program of events (see Astronomy Section pages for full details and newsletter). Please bookmark this website to see details of all upcoming events sponsored by the NSS and its Astronomy section (and other events of interest), and to see details of past activities etc.
SCIENCE STORY OF THE WEEK: A timeline of earth's temperature: http://xkcd.com/1732/
EVENTS WILL START AGAIN IN 2017, PROBABLY IN LATE FEBRUARY. LOOK OUT FOR MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS GOING OUT IN LATE JANUARY. BEST WISHES FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON TO ALL.