General Meeting: Speaker: August
Aug 20

General Meeting: Speaker: August

Date & Time
20 August 2024 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Timezone
(UTC+10:00) Australia/Sydney

On the 3rd Tuesday of the month (February to November) at 7:30pm, we meet on zoom or at Regis Hall in the grounds of St Ignatius’ College, Riverview Street, Riverview (Lane Cove) which features a presentation from a Guest Lecturer. These presentations generally focus on the theoretical aspects of Cosmology, Astrophysics and Astrophotography and can include some of the most up-to-date research and scientific findings. We are fortunate to be able to obtain speakers from Australia’s top universities and scientific community – our past Guest Lecturers have included the likes of Dr Fred Watson and Nobel Prize winner Prof. Brian Schmidt.

Our speaker this month is Ciaran O'Hare, U. Sydney, who will talk on fundamental physics and fundamental particles, with a particular focus on dark matter.

The format of the evening consists of a welcome to Members, Guests and Visitors, a quick discussion on general business of NSAS, the presentation from our Guest Speaker and then members usually stay for pizza and have a chat with a cup of tea or coffee.

These meetings are an excellent opportunity to get to know fellow members.

By attending any NSAS event, you agree to the following:

  • You are attending the Event voluntarily as an individual;

  • You will familiarise yourself with any information the Society provides about the Event;

  • During the Event you will behave in an appropriate, lawful and respectful manner, and comply with the rules relating to, or reasonable directions of the Observing Officer or any Society committee member regarding the use of the site on which the Event is held;

  • You are travelling to/from and attending the Event at your own risk;

  • The Society is not responsible for any damage, loss or theft of any of your possessions or equipment during the Event or while you are travelling to or from it;

  • The Society and its members are not liable to you for any loss (including indirect or consequential loss), expense, damage, personal injury, illness or death suffered during or in connection with Event, except for any liability which cannot be excluded (in which case that liability is limited to the greatest extent allowed by law).

  • You acknowledge that any area that roped or sectioned off are out of bounds and are not to be entered. 

Event Type
General Meeting for Members and Visitors
Event Location
Regis Drive
Riverview NSW 2066
Contact Details

nsas@nsas.org.au

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