Visitor Centre Science talks

Contact

 Dr Brad Tucker
 (02) 6125 0230

Find out about the amazing research at ANU

Talks from scientists from across ANU about the amazing work they are doing.

As well as astronomers, join quantum physicists, biologists, mathematicians, climate scientists and more.

Check the calendar for our regular schedule, usually just before lunch. To celebrate the opening of the new Visitors Centre we'll run them every day throughout September.

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Past events

Charley Lineweaver
02
Oct
2016
Speaker: Associate Professor Charley Lineweaver
Associate Professor Charley Lineweaver is on the search for Aliens. Join us to find out why he thinks we're unlikely find them.  Cost $5.
Artists impression of New Horizons probe Pluto and Charon
27
Sep
2016
Speaker: Dr Phil Dooley, ANU
When the New Horizons spacecraft flew past Pluto in 2015 it sent back amazing pictures of a very complex and surprising world.
Giant_Magellan_Telescope_-_artist&#039;s_concept
26
Sep
2016
Speaker: Professor Matthew Colless
Future telescopes will give an unprecedented view of the Universe - not just stars and galaxies, but individual planets, and maybe even other life forms.
Galactic cluster
25
Sep
2016
Speaker: Dr Phil Dooley, ANU
We can see far-away stars because they burn so brightly. But how about black holes, dark matter and dark energy?
Sea level changes
24
Sep
2016
Speaker: Professor Eelco Rohling, ANU Research School of Earth Sciences
Our planet's climate is a much more than just the atmosphere.
Galactic cluster
18
Sep
2016
Speaker: Dr Phil Dooley, ANU
We can see far-away stars because they burn so brightly. But how about black holes, dark matter and dark energy?
meteor + time lapse sky
17
Sep
2016
Speaker: Dr Emma Kirby, ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Mount Stromlo
Where do meteorites come from and what are they? Dr Emma Kirby has the answers!
Supernova remnants
17
Sep
2016
Speaker: Dr Brad Tucker
Brad Tucker studies the biggest explosions in space, join us to find out all about them.
Charley Lineweaver
16
Sep
2016
Speaker: Associate Professor Charley Lineweaver
Associate Professor Charley Lineweaver is on the search for Aliens. Join us to find out why he thinks we're unlikely find them.  Cost $5.
Rod with satellite
15
Sep
2016
Speaker: Professor Rod Boswell
Rod Boswell is part of the program to build test and launch Australia's first satellites in over a decade.
meteor + time lapse sky
17
Sep
2015
Speaker: Dr Emma Kirby, ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Mount Stromlo
Where do meteorites come from and what are they? Dr Emma Kirby has the answers!

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