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Light and Colour Show - Australian Synchrotron Open Day 2019

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Australian Synchrotron

800 Blackburn Road

Clayton, VIC 3168

Australia

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Before booking tickets for the Light and Colour Show, please ensure you have registered for your free entry to the Synchrotron Open Day.

From human cells to paintings and fossils to advanced electronic devices, the work done at the Australian Synchrotron is helping to build a brighter future for all Australians. Shine a bright light on an object and you can see it more clearly. Shine intensely bright synchrotron light and you can see objects in astonishing detail, right down to the smallest atoms!

The light created at the Australian Synchrotron is about a million times brighter than the sun. This brilliant light can be used to assemble tiny machines that would fit into the eye of a needle, improve cancer detection, and develop new drugs to fight malaria.

On Sunday 20th October you will have a rare chance to go behind the scenes of this state-of-the-art facility and experience these scientific wonders first-hand.

Please allow approximately two hours for your Synchrotron experience. In this time you will have the chance to:

  • Learn how the Synchrotron works and the amazing research it enables.

  • Take a guided tour inside the Synchrotron and meet our scientists along the way.

  • Unwind in our cafe and picnic areas, where you can listen to live interviews with Australian Synchrotron staff while children enjoy one of our exciting 20-minute science workshops.

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Australian Synchrotron

800 Blackburn Road

Clayton, VIC 3168

Australia

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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