Thursday, 31 March 2016
ELTs: The Next Generation of Extremely Large Optical/Infrared Telescopes
Contact: Stas Shabala, University of Tasmania
p: 6226 8502 e: Stanislav.Shabala@utas.edu.au
Date: 7 April 2016 RSVP: Nil
Location: Physics Lecture Theatre 1,
University of Tasmania
Intended Audience: Free public lecture for school children, parents and anyone else interested.
A free public lecture by Professor Warrick Couch, Director of the Australian Astronomical Observatory. Professor Couch is the President of the Australian Institute of Physics, and has held numerous other leadership positions throughout his illustrious career.
He has 35 years research experience in the fields of observational cosmology and galaxy evolution, and was a member of the Supernova Cosmology Project whose leader was a joint winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of the accelerating universe.