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Ground Control to Major Tom…

June 22, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm


Why are we so desperate to go into space?  What is so interesting about finding water on Mars? Is anyone really going to live there, and why?  When will space tourism be a reality? What is dark matter and why is it important? So many questions…. we’ve got the man with the answers.

Dr Alan Duffy is a rocket scientist or, more accurately, a professional astrophysicist at the Centre for Astrophysics and Computing at Swinburne University. He investigates how galaxies form as well as studying the larger properties of the Universe, and has mastered the art of explaining this complex field to lay people. He has extensive experience in the media, appearing on ABC News, Sky News, The Project and Sunrise, and is regularly interviewed for all our major newspapers on all things space.

Dr Duffy will give us an insiders view of the new, private space race and what recent discoveries and advancements by Elon Musk’s SpaceX mean for the future of the human race.


June 22, 2016
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Double Bay Auction Centre
Level 1, 20-26 Cross Street
Double Bay, NSW 2028
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