Visit to Parkes Radio Telescope

This weekend we decided to get out of town for a few days and head out for a little science education. The first place we visited was the Age of Fishes Museum in Canowindra, NSW.  It really is an amazing place full of very rare fish fossils from the Devonian period that were unearthed in Canowindra in 1955.  If you’re in the area I highly recommend a visit!

From Canowindra it’s only hour to CSIRO’s Parkes Radio Telescope located just north of Parkes, NSW, so how could we resist? Continue reading