[ASC-list] WA - Radio Astronomy and the Square Kilometre Array

Emma Donnelly e.donnelly at curtin.edu.au
Mon Aug 3 07:43:08 UTC 2009


Radio Astronomy and the Square Kilometre Array

Western Australia has a significant link to the radio astronomy Square
Kilometre Array (SKA) ­ a ground breaking international science project that
has world-wide implications.

To celebrate National Science Week 2009 and the International Year of
Astronomy, join leading Curtin University of Technology Radio Astronomer -
Professor Steven Tingay, as he discusses Western Australia's role in the
biggest science project of this century ­ the SKA.  Explore the future of
astronomy, discover what this means for planet Earth and investigate how you
can become involved in this exciting international venture.
 
After the presentation, Gingin Observatory astronomers will offer a laser
beam constellation tour of the night sky and an opportunity to stargaze
through the telescopes.

Complimentary tea, coffee, hot chocolate and biscuits are included in the
evening.

Date: 15 August 2009
Time: 7.00pm to 9.30pm
Venue: Gingin Observatory
Audience: anyone and everyone
Cost: $42.50 adults, $38.00 seniors, $19.00 children and $119.00 family (2
adults, 2 children).

Bookings are essential.

To book:
Phone: 9575 7740 
Email stars at ginginobservatory.com
 


Emma Donnelly| Science Outreach Coordinator
Faculty of Science and Engineering | Curtin University of Technology |
GPO Box U1987 Perth 6845 Western Australia
t: +61 8 9266 1021 | f: +61 8 9266 2021 |
Office: Building 311 Room 143

Email: e.donnelly at curtin.edu.au
Web: http://scieng.curtin.edu.au/



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