Astrophysics with Brian Greene at the MCEC

Brian Greene at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Thanks to Year 10 student Manan Behal, who found out about the eminent Professor Brian Greene talk at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on the last day of term 1. Manan Behal found out about the talk through her membership in the Australian Youth Space Science organisation founded by Henry Wu, a Year 12 student at Camberwell Grammer school. It was quite an expedition including two amazing free lectures by world famous Theoretical Astrophysicist Brian Greene, with dinner at Crown in between. Thanks to Mr Blattman who drove the school bus with 23 students.

The students who should gain maximum points for their respective houses, for going on an excursion after school on the last day of term arriving back at school after 9:30pm, spending more time on the excursion than they had at school, were:

Year 7: Prathiksha Ashok Raj Kumar,  Brody Houttuin,  Zachary Heal,  Maple La,  Penny Pantoulis, Chanul Pattuwage,  Cameron Robinson and Matthew Tirca

Year 8: Noah Abdilla, Karsh Patel and Jy Sneesby

Year 9: Andrew Leap, Jade Ralston-Lloyd,  Megan Robinson, Jade Short,  Lefteri Tsitourdis and Aneesh Yellishetty

Year 10: Manan Behal and Janna Fortelaza

Year 11: Jerusha Buckland and Dimitri Gahtidis

Year 12: Ryan O’Shea and Mitchell Wilkin

Please see a youtube video excerpt of Brian Greene talking to the students: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f163pPW7CLs