Join the Young Stars as Professor Brian Schmidt tells us about the story, history, and the future of the universe.
Suitable for aged 6-12+.
But if you're older and interested, join anyway!
Zoom links will be sent via email to attendees 2 days before the event via email
The Young Stars Program
Young Stars is a STEM outreach program run in affiliation with The Australian National University's Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (RSAA) for anyone aged 7+ interested in astronomy, astrophysics, and science in general.
Professor Brian P. Schmidt was appointed Vice-Chancellor and President of The Australian National University (ANU) in January 2016.
Winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics, Professor Schmidt was an astrophysicist at the ANU Mount Stromlo Observatory and Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics before becoming Vice-Chancellor.
Professor Schmidt received undergraduate degrees in Astronomy and Physics from the University of Arizona in 1989. He completed his Astronomy Master's degree (1992) and PhD (1993) from Harvard University.
Under his leadership, in 1998, the High-Z Supernova Search team made the startling discovery that the expansion rate of the Universe is accelerating.
Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, The United States Academy of Science, and the Royal Society, he was made a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2013.
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