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The Forgotten Women of Astronomy (October Restream) (Stage 4, Stage 5, Stage 6, TAFE Students, Teacher, Parent)

On Demand

Taking a telescope to the sky & a critical eye to our past, astrophysicist Jo Dunkley explores the universe, unearthing the female astronomers who risked consignment to the blackhole of history


Taking a telescope to the night sky and a critical eye to our past, astrophysicist Jo Dunkley explores the universe while unearthing a line of stellar female astronomers who ran the risk of being consigned to the black hole of history. Since ancient times, the cosmos has been an endless source of wonder and mystery. Take this luminous guide to our astonishing galaxy and meet the visionary women who have played a vital role in helping us better understand it.

Revisit this talk from the 2020 All About Women Festival


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Sydney Opera House

Event Details

Event Type

On Demand (available until: 21-Oct-2024 06:00PM)

Delivery Platform

Youtube Recording


1 Hour





Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

Science and Tech » Earth and Space 7-10

Other KLAs

HSIE » Society and Culture

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