School of Physics Outreach Programs

July Lectures in Physics

Our free Public Lectures on fundamental questions in physics and advances in current research are held every Friday night in July at 6.30pm.

Registration and more information to follow soon.

The venues will be in the Melbourne School of Design B117 Theatre - except for Friday 22 July which will be in the Redmond Barry Lyle Theatre

Theme 2016: "Celebrating the centenary of General Relativity: Einstein's most magnificent Theory"

Friday July 1: Speaker: Professor David Jamieson School of Physics, University of Melbourne
Title: 'Celebrating 100 years of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity: Lost planets, Australian Eclipses and warped space'

Friday July 8: Speaker: Professor Andrew Melatos School of Physics, University of Melbourne
Title: 'The Discovery of Gravity Waves: The Breakthrough by LIGO'

Friday July 15: Speaker: Professor Matthew Bailes Centre of Astrophysics and Supercomputing, Swinburne
Title: 'Pulsars: Nature's naturally-occuring gravitational laboraties'

Friday July 22: Speaker: Professor Elisabetta Barberio School of Physics, University of Melbourne
Title: 'Dark Matter and Gravity: Searching for missing mass in the Stawell gold mine'

Friday July 29: Speaker: Professor Stuart Wyithe School of Physics, University of Melbourne
Title: 'Einstein's Gravity: Black Holes, Dark Matter and Gravitational Lensing'

Refer the attached poster for abstract details. 

Please direct enquiries to physics-adminstaff@unimelb.edu.au or 8344 7670

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