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Dr Noelia Martinez: I Want My Own Star Too!

Dr Noelia Martinez: I Want My Own Star Too!

Laser Guide Stars are artificial stars that we generate on the sky wherever we want. Green and orange lasers are launched from the ground to help adaptive optics systems correct for the atmospheric effects on astronomical observations and space applications. Would you like to have your own star too?
Mt Stromlo Public Astronomy Night Online - 17 July 2020

Mt Stromlo Public Astronomy Night Online 17 July 2020

00:00:00 Adam Rains: What is Your Favourite Planet, and Why is it Jupiter? 00:24:56 Dr Brad Tucker: virtual stargazing 00:38:14 Dr Noelia Martinez: I Want My Own Star Too! 01:01:00 Dr Brad Tucker: virtual stargazing

Lead engineer of Australia’s planet hunter receives national award

ANU researcher, Dr James Gilbert has been named one of Australia’s most innovative engineers.

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