Physics at ANU: Physics Walk

This is an opportunity to get out of the laboratory and study the impact of Physics on our everyday lives.

The experience starts in the main physics building and includes large scale research laboratories, The Big Dish, Mobile Phone Towers, Electricity Sub Station, Solar hot water installations, Solar Cells, Roof top solar devices, TV and Radio transmitters, Optical fibre networks, Air Conditioners, Traffic Lights and Street Lighting, Birds and any other seasonal phenomena.

There may also be an opportunity for our scientists to link into the National Curriculum.


On campus



Year group

Years 10 -12

Number of students

Maximum of 25


Weekdays excluding public holidays. Please contact us for availability throughout the rest of the year. At least 1 months’ notice required


No cost