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Gravity Discovery Centre: An Evening for Gold Miners and Gold Explorers on 28th Nov. 2017

An Evening for Gold Miners and Gold Explorers on 28th Nov


  • Learn how gold is formed from hydrogen atoms in stars and condenses in earth like planets from the eminent physicist whose 1989 prediction about the origin of gold was proven several months ago.
  • Take a tour of the satellite controlled robotic Zadko telescope which contributed key observations in the discovery.
  • Later in the evening adjourn to the observatory with the largest public viewing telescopes in Western Australia and scan for the very rare evidence of a gold forming event amongst other phenomena in the universe.
  • All this at the Gravity Discovery Centre located in wildflower rich native bushland about 1 hr north of Perth. You can even join us for dinner at the Gravity Café.

 Jointly Hosted by UWA Institute of Advanced studies and the Not-For-Profit Gravity Discovery Centre

‘Neutron Stars, Gravitational Waves and the Origin of Gold’

A free Public Lecture by Tsvi Piran begins at 6.45PM Tuesday 28th November. Learn more and register here for the free lecture

To round out the evening join us for dinner at the Cravity Café, Zadko telescope tour and GDC Observatory evening hosted by GDC Head Astronomer Rick Tonello.

Register for the dinner, Zadko tour and Observatory Evening. Registration essential.

Dinner, Zadko tour and Observatory evening: Cost: Adults $65, Children (5-15) $48, Seniors/Concessions/Students $56. Family prices available.


Evening Program at the GDC on Nov 28th

From 5.30 PM                         Dinner at the Gravity Café

6.45-8.15 PM                          Professor Tsvi Piran free lecture

8.15-8.30PM                           Tour of the Zadko Telescope

8.30-10PM                              Tour of the heavens at the GDC Observatory

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