ASTRO Networks Vic. Inc.
Alternative Science & Technology Research Organisation
August 2003 Meeting
Exploring the Invisible Cosmos -'Adventures in Radio Astronomy'
Who: Dr. Malcolm Wilkinson
Malcolm is an Amateur Radio Astronomer, with a background in Engineering, Physics, and Biology. He is a recipient of the Serenice Page Medal for his work on Jupiter, and is a member of the Astronomical Society of Australia. He was also involved with the voyager spacecraft mission to the outer planets.
Radio Astronomy is the study of celestial bodies by means of the radio waves that they emit and absorb naturally. Radio telescopes in all their shapes and forms have been an invaluable tool in helping man to discover the nature and shape of the Milky Way and other galaxies.
The presentation will focus on;
Malcolm says exploring the cosmos from the point of view of "not knowing too much" can be a most rewarding experience. A Very Informative Evening! See You There!!
When: Monday 11th August 2003 at 7.30pm.
Where: At Balwyn Library 336 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn. Melway Reference Map 46 E8 (next to McDonalds). Entry via the side door.
Tickets $6.00 (Members $4.00)
Tea / Coffee / Herbal Tea with Biscuits provided.
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