City Recital Hall Presents Secret Sounds Of Space - CANCELLED

  • Tue Apr 21 2020
  • Family
  • $0.00
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In the best interest of the health and safety of all their valued visitors, City Recital Hall has cancelled this show as a precautionary measure to help minimise the risk of COVID-19. 

Join award-winning astrophysicist, Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith, on a fascinating, family-friendly journey into space at the City Recital Hall this April. This special school holiday event will explore exciting out of this world phenomena from black holes and pulsars to solar flares and Starquakes.

Australia’s first Women in STEM Ambassador, Professor Harvey-Smith will thrill audiences of all ages with extraordinary tales of Space exploration, scientific discovery and universal wonder as told in her two books When Galaxies Collide and children’s book Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime.

Lisa Harvey-Smith

Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith is the Australian Government’s Women in STEM Ambassador and a Professor of Practice in Science Communication at UNSW Sydney. In her role as the Women in STEM Ambassador, Lisa is responsible for increasing the participation of women and girls in STEM studies and careers across Australia.

She is an award-winning astronomer with research interests in the birth and death of stars and supermassive black holes and serves on the Australian Space Agency’s Advisory Group. She previously worked on the mega-telescope project the Square Kilometre Array – a continent-spanning next-generation radio telescope that will survey billions of years of cosmic history. Lisa is a TEDx speaker, a regular science commentator on TV and radio and has appeared on stage with Apollo astronauts including Buzz Aldrin. Lisa is author of the popular science book When Galaxies Collide and children’s book Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime.

Feel free to bring your lunch into the auditorium. Our Ground Level bar is stocked with a range of light meal options.

Where:     2 Angel Place, Sydney
When:      Tuesday 21 April 2020, 12:30 (duration 1 hour, no interval)
Cost:        FREE

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