Space Historian Amy Shira Teitel in Melbourne

Amy Shira Teitel is a spaceflight historian, author, blogger, YouTuber, host, writer, podcaster and basically a professional space history nerd. Having shot to fame with her You Tube channel Vintage Space Amy has enthralled audiences with her short...
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An Advanced Introduction to Synchrotron Light

The Australian Synchrotron creates a light one million times brighter than the sun. The powerful light is used to ‘see the invisible’: the structure, composition and behaviour of natural and fabricated materials at a level of detail not possible in...
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Kitchen Cosmology

The rising of a cake has long been used as an analogy for the expanding universe, and now Chris is bringing in other dishes to stretch that metaphor to all corners of the cosmos, including multiple universes and the mystery of dark energy. And where...
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Sidewalk Astronomy Nights

Explore the night sky in Bendigo with the Bendigo District Astronomical Society. Check out the moon's craters or view Saturn's rings through a telescope
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Dr Kaku in Melbourne

String theory stems from Albert Einstein’s legacy; it combines the theory of general relativity and quantum mechanics by assuming the multiverse of universes. String field theory then uses the mathematics of fields to put it all into perspectives....
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Melbourne Observatory 150th Anniversary

Stargazers and history lovers are in for a treat this November when the Melbourne Observatory celebrates its 150th anniversary with a weekend of activities on 23 and 24 November. Today the Melbourne Observatory is best known for its distinctive...
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Collision

We found the Higgs boson! But so many questions still remain . . . What is dark matter and WHY is there so much of it? The particle accelerator that was used to find the HB is getting a total upgrade and when it reopens it will have the capacity to...
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Seeing Stars SKA Art Prize 2013

Using the inspiration of the SKA, artists and would-be artists are invited to create original pieces of artwork expressing the excitement and mystery of the SKA and its potential for discovery. Seeing Stars is open to 2D graphic mediums including...
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Annual ANZAAS/YSA Dinner

The Annual ANZAAS/YSA Dinner will feature a talk from Prof. Raymond Volkas (a Melbourne University Academic) about the most topical sub-atomic particle this year - the Higgs Boson. Professor Volkas is an Academic at Melbourne University in the...
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Silent

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