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    A Walk Through the Skies

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    Join Kirsten Banks as she walks you through the night sky from a Wiradjuri perspective. Learn about how to view the sky differently and holistically and appreciate the long history of astronomy practiced in these lands.


    5:40pm   Doors open

    6:00pm   Introduction and acknowledgement of country followed by talk by Kirsten Banks


    Kirsten Banks is not your average astrophysicist. With a passion for unravelling the mysteries of the cosmos and a talent for making science accessible and engaging, Kirsten is on a mission to ignite curiosity and inspire wonder in audiences of all ages.
    Kirsten's passion for the universe ignited during a high school excursion to see a documentary about the Hubble Space Telescope, thanks to her influential science teachers. With a PhD in astrophysics and proud Wiradjuri heritage, Kirsten brings a unique perspective to her work as a scientist and science communicator. Kirsten's infectious enthusiasm captivates global audiences, engaging a community of over half a million followers on social media. Whether sharing fun facts on TikTok or leading workshops, her goal is to make science accessible, fun, and inspiring for all.

    Join Kirsten on a journey through the cosmos and discover the wonders of the universe like never before. Prepare to be amazed, entertained, and enlightened as Kirsten brings the magic of space down to Earth and invites you to explore the mysteries of the cosmos together.

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