Captivating and Entertaining Talks
By Cam Wylie
Cam has been showing people the night sky for over 40 years and traveling Australia's 'Outback' for many of them. Astronomy DownUnder
The journey is often hard, risky, hilarious, unexpected but fraught with Living... "which is often a complication", says Cam...
Lately astronomy as practiced by ancestral tribes of Australia has been recognised as an integral part of the lives of the 'First Australians'.
Indigenous Astronomy is a way that the people of the land see the patterns in the sky, not just the shapes but the regular repeating seasonal patterns, as they quite correctly married the events in the sky, to the earth, to their world and largely to their 'Dreaming'.
Cam's latest talk 'Big Emu Dreaming', offers an insight into the Sky lore, the fables that in so many ways, underpin their culture and launched their society on a journey of practical scientific observation and most importantly, application for everyday survival on the planet's oldest continent, Australia.
It is a journey that began maybe 70 thousand years ago, possibly more...
Come and hear Cam Wylie share stories of the first astronomers in his talk,
'BIG EMU DREAMING'
The Big Emu as seen from Lightning Ridge Australia.
Cam Wylie (Yellow star) and Parkes Radio Telescope's local Astronomical Society,(Central Western Astro Society), presenting a talk and slide show for the group... #at the Dish.
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