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2009 Lectures

To celebrate the International Year of Astronomy, the 2009 Public Lecture Series focussed on current astronomical research featuring researchers from the Centre, and our distinguished visitors. Featured lectures during the year included:

DateSpeakerInstituteTopicLocationTime
19 FebProf Matthew BailesSwinburneMillisecond Pulsar HuntingAR1046:30 pm
19 MarProf Ingrid StairsUniversity of British ColumbiaPutting Einstein to the TestEN1026:30 pm
16 AprDr Darren CrotonSwinburneBuilding Entire Universes in the Swinburne SupercomputerEN1026:30 pm
21 MayDr Michael Murphy SwinburneAre the Laws of Nature Changing?EN1026:30 pm
18 JunDr Glen MackieSwinburneHidden Galaxies: From Gamma-rays to Radio wavesEN1026:30 pm
2 JulDr Lisa KewleyUniversity of HawaiiOxygen: Breathing the Universe [*]EN1026:30 pm
15 JulDr Christopher FlukeSwinburneFrom Science to Screen: Premiere of "Extreme Places" in 3DAR1046:30 pm
19 AugDr Chris BlakeSwinburneWhat is Dark Matter/What is Dark Energy?AGSE2076:30 pm
24 AugJon LombergUSAMessages To MarsAR1046:30 pm
18 SepProf Brian SchmidtAustralian National UniversitySwinburne Astronomy Online International Year of Astronomy 2009 lecture: The Life History of the Universe BA2016:30 pm
21 OctProf Duncan ForbesSwinburneThe Universe as seen by the Hubble Space TelescopeAGSE2076:30 pm
18 NovProf Karl GlazebrookSwinburneThe Origin of GalaxiesEN4136:30 pm
9 DecProf Richard SchilizziThe Square Kilometre ArrayBA3026:30 pm
[*] This Australian IYA activity is funded with assistance from the Science Connections Program within the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research.