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Space invaders

April 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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SETI and breakthrough listen: Are we alone? Robert Hollow (Educations Specialist, Astronomy and Space Science, CSIRO)  @roberthollow The CSIRO Parkes radio telescope is a key facility in the Breakthrough Listen project. This is the largest and most sensitive search yet for extra-terrestrial intelligence (SETI) conducted to date and involves telescopes in both hemispheres. CSI: Supernova Dr … Continue reading Space invaders

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Size isn’t everything

April 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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A closer look: Saving the world atom by atom Professor Julie Cairney (Professor, The University of Sydney)  @JulieCairney How many atoms in a pint of beer? Roughly 2x10^26. That many grains of sand would make up 100 million Earths. I'll talk about how we can look at these atoms, from huge electron microscopes to 3D atomic-scale … Continue reading Size isn’t everything

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ET phone Dalby

April 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The search for extraterrestrial life is happening within our own backyard! Toowoomba astronomers are pushing the planetary frontier, assisting NASA in discovering planets and potential liveable worlds beyond our solar system. Come to Dalby's Mary Commerical Hotel, on a journey through time and space, exploring where life might arise within our own galaxy and discover … Continue reading ET phone Dalby

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Atomic bonds, colorbonds and silicons

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Materials of the future - "painting" the picture of the silicon age. Not Just a Pretty Face! The Science of Paint Dr Phil Barker (Research Fellow, University of Wollongong) From high-tech paint on your car to the paint on your wall, many types of surface coating are encountered in day-to-day life. Here the components of paint … Continue reading Atomic bonds, colorbonds and silicons

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