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Black Holes, Gravitational Waves and the Fastest Explosions in the Universe

Thursday, 25 July 201918:00
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50 Flemington Road, Parkville
The AWA invites you to "Black Holes, Gravitational Waves and the Fastest Explosions in the Universe," an Astronomy lecture with speaker Dr Jeff Cooke.  Proceeds from this event will be donated to the RCH on behalf of the AWA.  All welcome!

There have been several major announcements in astronomy recently, including a direct image of a black hole, black holes and neutron stars merging to generate gravitational waves, and other phenomena, including fast radio bursts.  If you want to know more about these exotic events, Dr Jeff Cooke will discuss the details behind them and the role of Australians in their discovery.

Date: Thursday, July 25th from 6-8pm
Where: Ella Latham Auditorium, the RCH, 50 Flemington Road, Parkville
The RCH offers $8 flat rate parking after 4pm, and trams 58 and 59 stop just outside the hospital.  

Tickets ($10 per person donation suggested) can be purchased via Eventbrite here