All-sky Astrophysics in Melbourne during National Science Week

Aug 13, 2012

Mount Burnett Observatory and CAASTRO are proud to present our joint National Science Week event:
Each night from Monday 13th August to Friday 17th August there will be a talk by a Melbourne-based astrophysicist. Talks begin at 6:30 pm and run for an hour, to be followed by light refreshments and tours of the telescope facilities.
Entry is free but places are filling fast so book early to secure your place by emailing or phoning James on 0409 703 929.

Monday 13th August: Professor Warrick Couch (Swinburne)

ELTs: the next generation of very large optical/infrared telescopes

Tuesday 14th August: Stefan Oslowski (Swinburne)

Pulsars – clocks in space

Wednesday 15th August: Dr David Lagattuta (Swinburne)

Holding up a (gravitational) lens to the Universe

Thursday 16th August: Dr Edward Taylor (Universities of Melbourne and Sydney)

The cosmic perspective

Friday 17th August: Professor Stuart Wyithe (University of Melbourne)

The first galaxies
PLEASE NOTE: Stuart Wyithe’s lecture on Friday 17 Aug will take place at a different venue and start at 7pm.
Venue information for Friday: Emerald U3A – the old country fire authority building, 402 Main St (Belgrave-Gembrook Rd)