Mt Burnett Observatory in association with CAASTRO (the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for All Sky Astrophysics) is proud to present our first National Science Week event.
 
Each night from Monday 13th August to Friday 17th August there will be a talk by a visiting astrophysicist. Talks begin at 6:30 pm and run for an hour, to be followed by light refreshments and tours of the telescope facilities. Entry is free but places are filling fast so book early to secure your place by emailing info@mtburnettobservatory.org or phoning James on 0409703929.

Monday 13th August: Professor Warrick Couch (Swinburne)
“ELTs: the next generation of very large optical/infrared telescopes”
 
 
Tuesday 14th August: Stefan Oslowski (Swinburne)
“Pulsars – clocks in space”
 
Wednesday 15th August: Dr David Lagattuta (Swinburne)
“Holding up a (gravitational) lens to the Universe”
 
Thursday 16th August: Dr Edward Taylor (University of Melbourne)
“The cosmic perspective”

 
Friday 17th August: Professor Stuart Wyithe (University of Melbourne)
“The first galaxies”