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Jonah Hansen: The Lifecycle of Stars and their Enormous Sizes

Jonah Hansen: The Lifecycle of Stars and their Enormous Sizes

How are stars born? How do they die? And just how big are they? These questions and more answered in this brief talk on the lifecycle of stars.
Georgie Taylor: The Biggest Explosions in the Universe!

Georgie Taylor: The Biggest Explosions in the Universe!

How many megatonnes of TNT would it take to blow up a star?
Dr Brad Tucker: The Future of Space

Dr Brad Tucker: The Future of Space

Space lasers, re-usable rockets, and space mining. They all may sound like science-fiction but they are closer to reality than you may think. We'll cover the latest in space technology and advancements, and look at things like humans returning to the Moon and moving to Mars.

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Online talk: Are We Alone in the Universe?

7–8pm 12 Jun 2020
Charley will present the results of a worldwide survey asking people "Are We Alone?". He will try to figure out if this question makes any sense...and discuss what the words "we" and "alone" mean.

Mt. Stromlo Public Astronomy Night Online

7–8.45pm 26 Jun 2020
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite you to (virtually) attend our public observing nights of 2020.

Mt. Stromlo Public Astronomy Night Online

7–8.45pm 17 Jul 2020
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite you to (virtually) attend our public observing nights of 2020.

Mt. Stromlo Public Astronomy Night

7–9pm 21 Aug 2020
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite the Canberra community to attend our public observing nights of 2020. We hope for this event to be in person but will advise closer to the date.

Mt. Stromlo Public Astronomy Night

7–9pm 25 Sep 2020
Mount Stromlo Observatory in conjunction with the Canberra Astronomical Society invite the Canberra community to attend our public observing nights of 2020. We hope for this event to be in person but will advise closer to the date.