Ultimo Science Festival

12–22 September 2013

Sunday 22 September, 2pm
Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris St, Ultimo
FREE, bookings essential
Recommended for 8 years and up, under-15s must be with an adult.

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How to discover a planet from your sofa

Presented by Dr Chris Lintott, you’ll see how he has collaborated with hundreds of thousands of people to study galaxies, discover planets and even map the Milky Way.

Dr Lintott is an English astrophysicist at the University of Oxford, a presenter on BBC’s “The Sky at Night” astronomy program, a co-founder of the Galaxy Zoo citizen science project as well as a co-author of “Bang! The complete history of the Universe” with Sir Patrick Moore and Brian May, the guitarist for the band, Queen.

Part of the Galaxy Zoo science conference.