Lindsay Elliot

Sit back, relax, and prepare to experience science! The Space Centre uses its unique brand of wow and wonder to bring you live science shows demonstrating the latest in scientific discoveries. Learn all about exoplanets, gravity, rockets, living in space, and so much more. If you're lucky you might be called on stage to be part in the fun!

The Colour of Fire: An Astronomer's Tool
Space A Dangerous Place
Rocket Lab
Planet Hunters
Dizzying Heights
Day in Space
Cosmic Glue

Science of Light

Age: 
8+
Show Length: 
20 minutes
In this demonstration we’ll show you how we determine the speed of light, and we’ll break light down and peer at its unique properties. You’ll never look at light the same way!

The Colour of Fire: An Astronomer's Tool

Age: 
8+
Show Length: 
20 Minutes
Find out how astronomers learn about stars in this fiery demonstration

Space A Dangerous Place

Age: 
6+
Show Length: 
20 minutes
Ever wonder what would happen if you went into space without a space suit?

Rocket Lab

Show Length: 
20 minutes
3 . 2 . 1 . . . This time it IS rocket science.

Planet Hunters

Age: 
8+
Show Length: 
20 minutes
What would be the most important scientific discovery of all time? Finding life beyond Earth. Discover more about planet-hunting techniques astronomers use and their quest for finding signs of life in the Universe.

Dizzying Heights

Age: 
8+
Show Length: 
20 minutes
Which way is up? Find out how astronauts train for zero gravity and how they keep their lunch down as they float in space.

Day in Space

Age: 
6+
Show Length: 
20 minutes
What exactly do astronauts do up there? From zero gravity expirements to eating and sleeping while floating - find out what it takes to live and work in space.

Cosmic Glue

Age: 
10+
Show Length: 
20 minutes
Hold onto your seats! We'll be discussing Newton's and Einstein's perspectives on gravity and how astronomers use it to study the Universe.