Cosmology & Astrophysics

Contributed by Ross Berner        (last updated  17 May 2020)

All meetings until further notice will be held on line using Zoom.

To ensure you get notified please update your profile on ASV website (in "Members Section" / "Email Lists" and toggle Cosmology section to "ON".

 Cosmology & Astrophysics 101:

2 presentations will be held on Wednesday 22nd July 2020  & Wednesday 23rd September 2020 on line using Zoom at ASV Lodge 

It will be a presentation on "Laws of Physics", starting will Classical (Kepler, Newton, etc. and working towards Einstein & Quatum Mechanics).

Downloads of previous presentations can found below in Downloads section.


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

Cosmology & Astrophysics Discussion Group:

We usually meet on the 1st Wednesday each month from 8pm to 10:00pm at the ASV Lodge on line using Zoom 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).


Cosmology & Astrophysics 101:

    The notes from second Cosmology & Astrophysics 101 presentation on 23 October 2019 can be downloaded:

Part 1 c (Types of Stars, Gravitational Waves)    Cosmology and Astro-Physics 101-Part 1 c

Part 1 d (Star Formation, Solar System)              Cosmology and Astro-Physics 101-Part 1 d

    The notes from first Cosmology & Astrophysics 101 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


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