Past events

List of past events.

30
Apr
2020

Online talk: Turbulence: From Your Hot Chocolate to Big Galaxies »

12pm 30 April 2020

What happens when you add milk to your hot chocolate? It's something called turbulence - and this turbulence can shake aeroplanes and churn space gas to make bright shining stars. In this talk, we will discuss what turbulence is, how big it can get, and what it can do in stars and big galaxies!

29
Apr
2020

Online talk: All About Black Holes »

12pm 29 April 2020

What are black holes? How are they formed? What do we know about them? We'll cover the latest discoveries in black holes - from the first image of them to detecting their collisions.

24
Apr
2020

Online talk: When the Universe Was a Baby... »

1pm 24 April 2020

How do astronomers look back in time? And when we do, what do we find out about the Universe's childhood?

22
Apr
2020

Online talk: Fantastic Planets and How to Find Them »

12pm 22 April 2020

In this talk, Alex will discuss the amazing worlds in our own solar system and beyond, how they formed, how they were discovered and answer the question: is our solar system unique?

20
Apr
2020

Online talk: The Solar System »

12pm 20 April 2020

We'll take a journey through the Solar System - from the Sun, to Neptune. We'll stop at some moons along the way and some of the smaller things in our Solar System.

15
Apr
2020

Online talk: Where Do Stars, Planets and Moons Come From? »

11am 15 April 2020

How do stars form, where does the solar system come from, what are moons and how did ours get there?

14
Apr
2020

Online talk: The Sun, Earth, and Moon »

12pm 14 April 2020

We will talk about how the Earth, Sun, and Moon all work together. We'll touch on day/night, seasons, and the phases of the Moon (as well as other planets!).

06
Mar
2020

International Women's Day 2020: Speed Meet a Scientist »

6pm 6 March 2020

Please join us as we celebrate the achievements of women in science and innovation for International Women’s Day 2020.

18
Feb
2020

Pluto's 90th Anniversary »

6.15pm 18 February 2020

Join us on the 90th anniversary of the discovery of Pluto as we explore the dwarf planet's history.

10
Nov
2019

Mount Stromlo Observatory Site Tour »

9.30am 10 November 2019

Take a walking tour of the Mount Stromlo Observatory and learn about one of Canberra’s oldest sites.

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