When Galaxies Collide
Why is the Milky Way blue? Why isn’t a black hole dark? How many stars can you see with your naked eye? How much hotter are blue stars than red ones? The Andromeda Galaxy is rushing towards us at 400,000 kms an hour.
Peering 5.86 billion years into the future to consider the fate of Earth and its inhabitants. Will the solution be to live in space without a planet to call home? Will one of the other 100 billion planets spawn life?
Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith is an award-winning astrophysicist with a talent for making the secrets of the universe accessible to all. She has spent 18 years conducting astrophysics research at universities and research institutes across the world.
439 Cobden St ( Car entry from Magpie St)
Mt Pleasant, VIC 3350
(03) 5332 7526 (BH)
0429 199 312 (BH and AH)
Opening Hours for Observatory
See Booking and Events times. All programs require a prior booking. Off the street visitors to the Science Shop are welcome but must wear a mask.
Private Bookings (Mon - Thurs)