Cosmology & Astrophysics

Contributed by Ross Berner        (last updated 29 July 2019)

 Cosmology & Astrophysics 101:

The notes from first presentation on 24 July 2019 can be downloaded:

Part 1 a (Periodic Table, Structure of Atom & Nucleus)

Cosmology and Astro-Physics 101 - Part 1 a

Part 1 b (Big Bang, Cosmic Microwave Background, First Stars & Supernova)

Cosmology and Astro-Physics 101 - Part 1 b.

Next presentation will be on Wednesday 23 October 2019

Cosmology & Astrophysics Discussion Group:

We usually meet on the 1st Wednesday each month from 8pm to 10:00pm at the ASV Lodge to discuss a Cosmology topic of the month, which includes a question and answer session around the table. (Topic is listed on Website week before meeting) 

Members of all levels are welcome to attend and are encouraged to ask questions (if they wish).

Coming Meetings:

Topics for discussion generally are chosen from the following:

The discusion topics are based on published Scientific & Astronomical articles, both magazine & digital sources. They are descriptive in approach. No Formulas!

For more info contact: Ross Berner Phone: 0403 167 004 email:

Members can receive info on topic by email by sending me their email address (to the above address).

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