Last updated August 17, 2018 at 2:52 pm
Join the livestream to be part of a unique opportunity to journey the universe in virtual reality with Professor Alan Duffy.
Livestream begins 6:30pm AEST Thursday 15 August
Event: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Join astronomers Professor Alan Duffy and Dr Rebecca Allen to explore the universe in amazing, immersive virtual reality. Plus, discover how Australian scientists are leading the way in probing the Universe through ripples in the fabric of space-time and providing unique views of the microscopic world.
Live from Mountain Goat Brewery, they will be providing a guided tour to some of the unexpected parts of space using the ground-breaking virtual reality app, SciVR.
Join the journey through the universe live with thousands of viewers online, and at parties in Melbourne, Bendigo, Daylesford, Mornington, Whittlesea, Swan Hill and more.
To join in:
- Download the free SciVR app for your smartphone, available on the App Store and Google Play.
- Put phone in Google Cardboard, or switch to non-VR mode.
- Join the livestream for a guided tour of the cosmos.
If you don’t want to download the app the livestream will include views from the virtual reality as Alan and Rebecca guide you through the cosmos.
For more information about SciVR, visit their website.
This initiative is part of National Science Week 2018.