Seeing the Universe in all its light
|Date: Fri 30 Jun - Sun 10 Sep||Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm|
|Venue: Dundee Science Centre|
A fascinating exhibition exploring the modern age of astronomy and the amazing world of big telescopes!
The road show features stunning science images and interactive exhibits, including:
- A replica model of English astronomer Thomas Harriot's first telescope
- A 1:4 scale model of ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT)
- A 1:12 scale model of an Atacama Large Millimetre Array (ALMA) antenna
- A 1:20 scale model of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)
- A 1:10 scale model of Herschel Space Observatory
- 'Hands-on' exhibits including 'seeing the invisible', 'adaptive optics', 'micro autonomous robots' and a ‘magic planet’.
- Interactive control desk, providing details on the full spectra of wavelengths used by astronomers
- Interactive Square Kilometre Array (SKA) exhibit featuring a scale model of one of the antennas