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Tamara Davis: Dark Energy

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  • Roundhouse, UNSW Kensington
    (E6) International Rd, Kensington NSW 2052, Australia

From the celestial ballet of exploding supernovae to the cosmic whispers of gravitational waves, acclaimed astrophysicist Tamara Davis’ journey through the cosmos promises to captivate and inspire. With over two decades dedicated to unravelling cosmic mysteries, Tamara Davis has played a pivotal role in monumental astronomical surveys. She has uncovered over half a billion galaxies and illuminated the enigmatic nature of dark energy. Her groundbreaking research has revealed that not only is the universe accelerating, but the very essence driving this expansion may be evolving over time.  

In an illuminating solo talk followed by a conversation chaired by UNSW’s own Dean of Science Sven Rogge, Tamara Davis will shed light on the mysteries of the cosmos. Discover the profound implications of her research which are impacting our understanding of the universe and our place within it.



Tamara Davis | Sven Rogge

This event is presented by the UNSW Centre for Ideas, Australian Institute of Physics and UNSW Science as a part of National Science Week.

Location Information

The Roundhouse is easily accessible via public transport and the closest light rail stop is UNSW Anzac Parade (L3 line). For more information please call the Transport Infoline on 131 500 or visit Free parking is also available from 5.30pm in the Western Campus Car Park. For access to free parking, event patrons must park in the UNSW Permit Holder bays. The Western Campus Car Park is located here, on Anzac Parade next to NIDA. This car park can be accessed via Western Campus Drive through Day Avenue. Paid casual and visitor parking is offered via the CellOPark App and ‘pay by plate meters’ in all other UNSW car parks. For more information head here.