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The Tomb Raider of Exoplanet Research

Mt Pleasant Primary School 401 Cobden Street, Mount Pleasant, VIC, Australia

Join Astrophysicist Dr Jessie Christiansen as she takes us on a tour of some of the more fantastic exoplanet discoveries we have made, including some famous, fan-favourite fictional planets brought to life. Timings: 6.15pm Lecture by Dr Jessie Christiansen – Mt Pleasant Primary School – Free 7.30pm Walk to Ballarat Observatory (5min) or Drive for…

Free – $5

Apollo 11 Archive Producer Stephen Slater in Conversation

Ballarat Municipal Observatory and Museum 439 Cobden Street, Mount Pleasant, Victoria, Australia

One evening in May 2017, Stephen Slater got an unusual email from the US National Archives. NASA had left a trove of untouched Apollo 11 specific film reels sitting in cold storage, the message read. And he could access them. Slater, an archival producer and self-confessed space nerd, was “stunned.” He was at his home…

$10 – $25
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