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“Is Bigger Always Better?” with Astronomer Richard de Grijs

Join us for an evening event, exploring the fascinating and exciting world of extremely large telescopes with astronomer Professor Richard de Grij.

When: Tuesday, August 13 2019. 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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Where: St. Ives Library
St. Ives Shopping Village, 166 Mona Vale Road, St. Ives, NSW, 2075
Topic: Space and astronomy, Innovation and technology
Cost: Free
Other: Wheelchair access

Astronomy is in a golden age, with ever more exciting prospects on the horizon. Join astronomer Richard de Grijs to marvel about the next-generation of extremely large telescopes and the ground-breaking discoveries they promise to deliver.

Born and raised in the Netherlands, astrophysicist Richard de Grij joined Macquarie University in 2018 as Associate Dean & Professor of Astrophysics, via a circuitous route involving exciting jobs in the USA, UK and China.

This event is part of Inspiring Australia’s Talking Science series as part of Sydney Science Festival in National Science Week.

Additional Information:

The library is opposite the St. Ives skateboard park.

Contact details:

St. Ives Library
Ku-ring-gai Library
Phone: 02 9424 0453

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