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Event ID:  52850
Contact Name:  Victoria Fawcett
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Contact Phone:  07552068239
Organization:  Newcastle University / The Great North Museum: Hancock
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Dates:  8th October 2022 to 10th October 2022
Physical Event:  Yes
Type:  Public
Start/End Type:  Both Starts and Ends During WSW
Country:  United Kingdom
State/Province:  Newcastle-upon-Tyne
City:  Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Address:  Great North Museum, Hancock Barras Bridge, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 4PT
Location:  The Great North Museum: Hancock
Event Name:  World Space Week at the Great North Museum: Hancock
Event Description:  Come and celebrate World Space Week at the Great North Museum: Hancock! From 11am-3pm on Saturday 8th October, the museum will be hosting a number of fun, interactive space activities including: 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! Astronomy flash talks: There will be three, repeated, astronomy flash talks throughout the day. 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. Tactile treasure hunt: Follow the clues to find the hidden astronomical objects… 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.
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