Winter Lecture Series

 Thursday 30 August 2001

Astronomical Travel

Recorded in Soundings Theatre, Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington on 30 August 2001. Chaired by Hamish Campbell

Arapata Hakiwai,
Manager Bicultural Operations. Te Papa.

Pauline Harris
from the University of Canterbury presents a Maori perspective of the sky and its interconnections with the land and
people, illustrating Maori perceptions and measurement of cosmic time and infinity.

Professor John Hearnshaw
from the University of Canterbury, examines the
astronomer's concept of time, the age of various types of celestial objects, including the universe as a whole, and how these ages are determined.

Please note this version of the recordings has been produced by transcoding the original archived video. This version dated 2013

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