Past events

11am–12pm 22 June 2017
One of the most common features of disk galaxies in the local universe is the presence of prominent spiral arms. Despite major developments in the 1960s and decades of studies, we...
11am–12pm 8 June 2017
Machine learning is the study of algorithms that infer patterns from data, typically with the express goal of making good predictions about future data. Classic examples of such...
Mt Stromlo Observatory 74"
7–9pm 2 June 2017
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite the Canberra community to attend our public observing nights of 2017. Come and see the rings...
9am–5pm 30 May 2017
SERC annual colloquia
11am–12pm 23 May 2017
The decomposition of the 21 cm rotation curve of galaxies into contribution from the disc and dark halo remains uncertain and depends on the adopted mass to light ratio (M/L) of...
11am–12pm 18 May 2017
ITSO symposium
11am–12pm 16 May 2017
ITSO symposium
11am–12pm 11 May 2017
We present the E-MOSAICS project (MOdelling Star cluster system Assembly In Cosmological Simulations in the context of EAGLE): a suite of cosmological, hydrodynamical simulations...
11am–12pm 9 May 2017
I will describe how spectroscopic monitoring from the Global Jet Watch observatories solar of the Galactic microquasar SS433 elucidates the mass-loss via its accretion disc,...
74" Telescope at Mount Stromlo
10–11.30am 7 May 2017
Take a walking tour of the Mount Stromlo Observatory and learn about one of Canberra’s oldest sites. Mount Stromlo Observatory has been carrying out astronomical...
3–4pm 6 May 2017
Come along to this week's meeting to learn about humans living in space!
Mt Stromlo Observatory 74"
7–9pm 5 May 2017
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite the Canberra community to attend our public observing nights of 2017. Come and see the rings...
11am–12pm 4 May 2017
The event abstract is available on the ANU Physics website.
11am–12pm 27 April 2017
Supermassive black holes that are rapidly accreting matter (and sometimes outshining their host galaxies) were the first sources discovered at cosmological redshifts. Despite...
Mt Stromlo Observatory 74"
7–9pm 21 April 2017
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite the Canberra community to attend our public observing nights of 2017. Come and see the rings...
11am–12pm 20 April 2017
The ΛCDM model of cosmology predicts inevitable, weak distortions in the spectrum of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) from that of a blackbody. However, no such deviations...
74" Telescope at Mount Stromlo
10–11.30am 9 April 2017
Take a walking tour of the Mount Stromlo Observatory and learn about one of Canberra’s oldest sites. Mount Stromlo Observatory has been carrying out astronomical...
3–4pm 8 April 2017
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Helvetica; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Adaptive Optics is a real-time imaging technique...
11.30am–12pm 20 March 2017
In 2016 I completed my PhD at the University of Sydney and left astronomy to take up a position as a Science Curator at the Powerhouse Museum. In this talk I will discuss a little...

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