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Immersive Science II: Revealing the Invisible Universe

16 August 2018 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Free
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Take a tour of the invisible Universe. We will provide everyone with a SciVR headset to take them out of this world to the world of colliding black holes and microscopic wonders.

Join Professor Alan Duffy and Dr Rebecca Allen to discover how Australian scientists are leading the way in probing the Universe through ripples in the fabric of space-time and providing unique views of the microscopic world. Explore this Universe through the use of ground-breaking Virtual Reality technology and make new discoveries through Q&A with the speakers.

Prior to the Virtual Reality tour please download the free SciVR app for your smartphone.

This program has been made possible with the generous support of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav), Swinburne University of Technology, State Library Victoria and ARC Centre of Excellence for Future Low-Energy Electronics Technologies (FLEET) and is supported by the Australian Government as part of National Science Week.

Please arrive at 6:30pm to get your VR headset set up for a 7pm start.

Details

Date:
16 August 2018
Time:
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
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Website:
https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=410362&bof=1

Venue

Emerald Secondary School and Mount Burnett Observatory
425 Belgrave Gembrook Road
Emerald, VIC 3782 Australia

Organiser

James Murray
Phone
0409 703 929
Email
info@mtburnettobservatory

Other

Event type:
Activity
Suitable for:
Everyone
Topic:
Innovation and technology, Space and astronomy
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