Family Fun into Space

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Family Fun into Space
Join us for a day of outer space themed activities.

This event is part of international space week and is led by researchers and academics from Newcastle University.

Planet surface making:

Ever imagined what the surface of a distant planet looks like? In this free workshop you can make your own mini planet surface.

Tactile treasure hunt:

Follow the clues to find the hidden astronomical objects…

Audio Universe planetarium show:

This planetarium show takes the audience on an immersive journey inside a special spacecraft fitted with a ‘sonification machine’ that turns the light from objects in space into sounds. Learn about the solar system in a way you have never experienced before! Read more about it.

Astronomy flash talks:

There will be three, repeated, astronomy flash talks throughout the day. Topics will include black-holes, galaxies, and space junk.

James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) interactive demonstration:

Come and learn about the recently launched James Webb Space Telescope that is already revolutionising the way we understand the Universe, including a live demonstration about how we can see with infrared light.

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8th October 2022,
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