Dr. Lisa Harvey-Smith is an award-winning astronomer with a talent for making the secrets of the universe accessible to all. Lisa is a television host, speaker and MC with an extensive knowledge of physics and space. She has performed in sold-out theatres across Australia with science superstar Neil deGrasse Tyson and Apollo astronauts Dr. Buzz Aldrin and Capt. Gene Cernan. She has appeared at the World Science Festival, Vivid Ideas, Sydney Mardi Gras and the Sydney Science Festival. Lisa is available for talks and events and is proud to offer a unique astronomy distance learning experience, which is enjoyed by students around the world.
Lisa will be taking part in two exciting new ABC television shows, Todd Sampson's Life on the Line and ABC Stargazing Live with Brian Cox. You can catch these series in March-April 2017. Lisa will also be featured in BBC Stargazing Live 2017.
Dr. Harvey-Smith will appear at the World Science Festival in Brisbane in March 2017 as a panelist and and MC. See the events calendar below for more details.
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