Past events

Find information about past ANU Science events.

1.45pm 20 July 2019

Space Pop-Up talk #2: Moon Geology

Hear from Dr Everett Gibson from NASA and ANU scientists who were in charge of analyzing the rocks from the Moon collected by the Apollo astronauts.

1pm 20 July 2019

Space Pop-Up talk #1: Space storytelling

Join artists and storytellers from NASA and ANU to learn how we turn scientific space discoveries into stories the public can understand and enjoy.

19–20 July 2019

Extraterrestrial Seismology: Listening to the Pulse of the Moon and Mars

In the frame of the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, we will train our ears, and eyes, to recognize the Earth, Moon and Mars from their pulses.

8.15pm 19 July 2019

Moon Week film screening: Apollo 11

Head back in time to the year 1969 with this Canberra premiere screening of this critically acclaimed 2019 documentary chronicling the Apollo 11 mission.

An astronaut walking on the moon with US flag in background

8pm 19 July 2019

Space in the Pub: One Giant Leap

Enjoy a beverage at Badger and Co as we take-off with a free Q&A on the future of space exploration and the global space industry.

6.30pm 19 July 2019

Indigenous Stargazing

Come along and hear our Indigenous astronomer, Pete Swanton, chat about Australia's rich and extensive history of stargazing.

5pm 19 July 2019

Community Film Screening: First Man

Ryan Gosling stars as astronaut Neil Armstrong in director Damien Chazelle's (La La Land) acclaimed, award-winning 2018 biographical drama.

2.30pm 19 July 2019

Public Lecture: Space Technology

Hear from leading scientists at NASA and Australia to see what is being developed to lead to the next big space achievements. 

2pm 19 July 2019

Moon Week community film screening: Zathura

Two young brothers play a mysterious board game they find in the basement of their house and find themselves magically teleported into outer space.

1pm 19 July 2019

Andy Thomas’ Space Academy

Join Australian Astronaut Dr Andy Thomas to hear and see his experiences about being an astronaut and learn how you can become one as well!