Realise the power of stars, delve into the latest gravitational wave research, and explore the Universe—all without leaving your seat..

Science communicators and researchers, Associate Professor Alan Duffy and Dr Rebecca Allen, return live-streamed to share the latest wonders of research in astronomy through SciVR; an immersive astronomy experience enabled by a virtual reality (VR) smartphone app.


Please arrive from 11:30am (Malaysia time) to get your headset ready for a 12pm start. You will be given a mini VR headset at the event. Please bring your fully charged smartphone (sharing in groups is fine). Download the app for free at

This program has been made possible with the generous support of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav), Swinburne University of Technology, and is supported by TEGAS Digital Innovation Hub Kuching and the Australian Government as part of National Science Week.

Prior to the virtual reality tour please download the free SciVR app for your smartphone.

SciVR Apple App Store

SciVR Google Play Store