From the age of four, Professor Anna Moore knew she wanted to be an astronomer. She studied our galaxy and made a career building telescopes around the world, including Antarctica.
In this discussion, you’ll learn how to use the night sky for directions, find out what you need to know about our universe and hear about the things we have discovered using big telescopes.
Finally, find out what kind of jobs you can have if you love space!
Professor Anna Moore is at the forefront of the expansion of Australia's space industry. She is director of the ANU Institute for Space (InSpace), the Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre and the National Space Test Facility at the ANU Mount Stromlo Observatory. Professor Moore was part of the expert reference group that created the Australian Space Agency. She is a world-leading expert in astronomical instrumentation and a global leader in the emerging field of transient infrared astronomy. Her expertise is critical to the space industry in Australia, NASA, the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, and other global space industry partners.
Suitable for aged 6-12+.
But if you're older and interested, join anyway!
Timezone: Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne [AEST]