2017 Festival of Astronomy & Space
The University of Southern Queensland is proud to host the annual Festival of Astronomy & Space. The Festival, which will be held in the first week of October, celebrates astronomy and the space sciences, from our traditional knowledge about the night sky to the edge of the Universe.
About the Festival
A free Festival, open to all, with a series of evening talks about the Universe.
Day 1 - hear from Professor Tamara Davis, as she discusses Cosmology.
Observing the sky
Day 2 - hear from USQ’s Dr Carolyn Brown and PhD student Belinda Nicholson discuss the topic, Observing the sky.
Day 3 - Fred Watson, an astronomer with the Australian Astronomical Observatory will discuss the moon.
Exoplanets and their atmospheres
Day 4 - one of the world’s leading experts, Professor Giovanna Tinetti, will discuss Exoplanets and their atmospheres.
Day 5 - join us at the Brisbane Planetarium for USQ’s Festival of Astronomy.