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Free Public Astronomy Lectures 2019

DateSpeakerInstituteTopicLocationTimeBook
22/2/2019Dr Daniel C PriceCentre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing, Swinburne UniversityThings that go bump in the night: fast radio bursts and the search for life beyond EarthATC10118:30-19:30Audio recording
29/3/2019Prof. Andreas BurkertLudwig Maximilians University, MunichWatching a Little Gas Cloud on its Way into the Galactic Supermassive Black HoleATC10118:30-19:30Audio Recording
30/5/2019Wayne Thorpe, Krystal De Napoli, Dr Duane W. Hamacher Monash University, Swinburne UniversityTitle First Nations, First Astronomers: Swinburne Annual Reconciliation LectureATC101 17:30-19:30Audio Recording
21/6/2019Poojan AgrawalPhD Candidate, Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing, Swinburne UniversityVivid Lives of StarsAMDC30118:30-19:30Audio Recording
19/7/2019Dr Kim EllisSpace Centre, Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing, Swinburne University Space Law – it’s not rocket scienceEN10218:30-19:30Audio Recording
16/8/2019 Debatri Chattopadhyay OzGrav Centre of Excellence, Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing State of the Universe: Gravity and Black Holes AMDC 30118:30-19:30Book NOW
20/9/2019Renee SpiewakOzGrav Centre of Excellence, Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing The Never-Ending Story of a StarEN10318:30-19:30Book soon

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For all enquiries relating to the Free Astronomy Public Lectures, please contact:

Dr Diana Cousens
E: dcousens@swin.edu.au

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Previous Free Astronomy Public Lectures

The Free Astronomy Public Lectures begin during the International Year of Astronomy in 2009. All audio recordings can be accessed via the playlist below.


  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009

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