Past events

11am–12pm 26 July 2016
Studies of data from the Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope have revealed new and striking features of the Milky Way, from the giant structures known as the Fermi Bubbles to a...
Mt Stromlo Observatory Research Offices - Aerial View
10–11.30am 23 July 2016
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...
2–3pm 21 July 2016
A new method for measuring the cosmological parameters governing the expansion history of the universe is introduced. The method uses the Alcock-Paczynski (AP) test applied to the...
11am–12pm 19 July 2016
In 1990s, coeval, co-moving, and gravitationally unbound stellar groups were discovered. Classified as “moving groups”, they have contributed on many important studies such as...
11am–12pm 14 July 2016
Recent observations have shown that the properties of the dense intracluster gas cooling in the cores of clusters of galaxies are significantly affected by AGN activity in the...
Mt. Stromlo Observatory
7–9pm 8 July 2016
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite the Canberra community to attend our public observing nights of 2016. Come and see the rings...
2–3pm 8 July 2016
I will be presenting my dissertation work done in the past three years at the RSAA/ANU and the Institue for Astronomy/University of Hawai'i. Gas flows are one of the fundamental...
11am–12pm 7 July 2016
Extragalactic jets originate from the immediate vicinity of supermassive black holes. They interact with their environment forming radio lobes with sufficient cross section to...
11am–12pm 30 June 2016
Metal absorption lines along the line of sight to distant quasars provide an unbiased census of the metal enrichment and ionisation history of the Universe. We present a search...
Mt Stromlo Observatory Research Offices - Aerial View
10–11.30am 18 June 2016
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 9 June 2016
In this talk I will present in details the major features that govern the geometry and dynamics of cosmic flows on Mpc scales, and further develop the consequences for mergers and...
Mt. Stromlo Observatory
7–9pm 3 June 2016
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite the Canberra community to attend our public observing nights of 2016. Come and see the rings...
11am–12pm 2 June 2016
Protoplanetary disks are the birth cradles of planets, but the planet formation process is still not well understood. Of particular interest are the so-called transitional disks:...
11am–12pm 26 May 2016
Unconscious or implicit bias is proliferating as a topic of interest within scholarly research and social policy, and within public discourse. Unconscious bias has been linked...
Mt Stromlo Observatory Research Offices - Aerial View
10–11.30am 21 May 2016
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 19 May 2016
The Milky Way is the galaxy which in principle can be observed the best as it can be resolved into individual stars of which we can measure their 6D phase space coordinates as...
11am–12pm 12 May 2016
The Laser Interferometric Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) has detected gravitational waves from the merger of two 30Msun black holes (Abbott et al. 2016). An earlier...

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