Past events

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
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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...
11–11.30am 20 March 2017
The radio sky is an extremely dynamic place. Many transients including gamma-ray bursts, supernovae, X-ray binaries, tidal disruption events and flare stars produce bright radio...
3–4pm 11 March 2017
We will talk about the biggest fireworks shows in the Universe - what happpens when stars explode!  Most stars end their lives in these brilliant explosions.  We will...
74" Telescope at Mount Stromlo
10–11.30am 5 March 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...
11am–12pm 2 March 2017
New spectroscopic surveys now allow to measure the detailed abundance and ages of stars throughout the Galactic disk. Having this information star‐by‐star, including ages, allows...

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