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Immersive Science III (SCIVR): Astronomy for all Australians – Mountain Goat Brewery

15 August 2019 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm


Grab a delicious craft beer and catch the latest news in black holes with Alan Duffy and Rebecca Allen. Download the app and explore the universe. Mini VR headsets provided on arrival.

Realise the power of stars, delve into the latest gravitational wave research, and explore the Universe—all without leaving town. Science communicators and researchers Associate Professor Alan Duffy and Dr Rebecca Allen return to share the latest wonders of Australian-led research in Astronomy through SciVR; an immersive astronomy experience enabled by a virtual reality (VR) smartphone app.

Download the app for free, then come and join in our live viewing party event on Saturday 17 August as you explore the app on your smartphone. Get ready from 1:30pm and the live stream starts at 2pm AEST. Alan and Rebecca share the science of astronomy through a more inclusive experience with an updated app, special close-captioned studio live-stream, and social media Q&A to regional groups and grassroots-organised viewing parties in libraries and other venues across the country.

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, and is supported by the Australian Government as part of National Science Week.


Mountain Goat Brewery
80 North Street
Richmond, VIC Australia


Rebecca Allen
03 9214 8566


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Innovation and technology, Space and astronomy
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