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The Royal Australian Mint has teamed up with the Australian National University Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics to officially launch a new product and discuss intriguing questions like: Can humans really survive in space? Is there life elsewhere in our Solar System?
These are just two of the questions that will be explored in a fascinating night of space exploration.
Life in Space! Understanding and exploring our universe – a Talk and Coin series
The event will feature four engaging talks from the following scientists:
- Associate Professor Penny King, geologist Mars expert – Exploring Mars with rovers
- Dr Emma Tucker, specialist in space medicine – Can humans survive living in space?
- Associate Professor Charley Lineweaver, a world expert in cosmology, planets and aliens – Is there life elsewhere in our Solar System?
- Dr Brad Tucker, astrophysicist – Planet 9: What lurks at the edges of our Solar System?
There will be time for a Q&A session at the end of the speaker sessions.
This special event will be the first opportunity for the public to purchase the Planetary Coins Ten-Coin Collection and people coming along will also have the opportunity to win 1 of 5 throughout the event!
Watch the coin set come to life in the Mint’s unboxing video here:
Bookings essential as spaces are limited.
- EVENT DATE: Tuesday 31 October 2017
- VENUE: Coombs Theatre, Australian National University
- EVENT TIME: 6.00 pm for 6.15 pm start
- ADMISSION: FREE
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 02 6202 6999
Bookings will be essential and available through Eventbrite as spaces are limited.
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