[ASC-list] QLD Event: International Year of Astronomy AIP Lecture Series
l.ross at smp.uq.edu.au
Tue Jul 14 06:19:27 UTC 2009
From Mars to Earth: a journey fostered by Science, Technology and
An International Year of Astronomy Event proudly presented by
Australian Institute of Physics (AIP), Astronomical Society of
Australia and the School of Mathematics and Physics at The University
You are invited to join Dr Paulo de Souza and Dr Joel Gilmore for an
evening of discovery and discussion.
WHEN: Thursday 23 July from 6.30 pm
WHERE: Regatta Hotel - Winterford Room (Upstairs), Coronation Drive,
How does the Earth and Mars share a common past? What does their
shared future hold? How have some of the incredible technological
developments for the Martian missions already been applied on Earth in
industry, the environment, and even archaeology. The night will
involve lots of images and fresh scientific results, especially those
obtained by scientists working with the NASA's Mars Exploration Rovers
Come along, bring your questions about the NASA's Mars Exploration
Rovers mission, and join in the discussion with Dr de Souza and Dr
Joel Gilmore. Guests are welcome to purchase drinks at the bar
throughout the evening.
Dr Paulo de Souza from CSIRO ICT Centre, Tasmania. Dr. Paulo de Souza
is the Research Director at the CSIRO's Tasmanian ICT Centre and a
collaborator scientist of the Mars Exploration Rover Project from NASA/
These events are suitable for students accompanied by an adult.
Dr Charley Lineweaver will discuss the possibility of more than one
Dr Lineweaver is from Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics/
Research School of Earth Science, ANU
Professor Brian Boyle will explain the Square Kilometer Array, the
world's largest proposed radio telescope, and Australia's involvement
in this ambitious project.
Professor Boyle is from the Australia Telescope National Facility, CSIRO
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