Mehmet Alpaslan

Welcome to my little slice of the internet, and make yourself at home! I'm an astronomer that likes to look at the largest known structures in the Universe.

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When I can, I enjoy communicating science to the general public. Some of my recent outreach work is listed here. 

  • SETI Institute Colloquium Series speaker (Mountain View, CA, 2016). A recording of this talk is available on my 'about' page.
  • Astronomy on Tap: Bay Area speaker (Mountain View, CA, 2016)
  • Narrator of SPICE documentary on the history of the Universe (Perth, 2013)
  • Solar observing demonstrator at Home Based Learning Network Science Fair (Perth, 2013)
  • SPICE Travelling Scientist (Western Australia, 2013)  - an article about this outreach event can be found here.
  • Guest speaker at Trinity College (Perth, 2013)
  • Scientist in Residence, Christchurch Grammar School (Perth, 2012-2013)
  • ICRAR science speaker (Perth, 2012-2013)
  • Astrofest volunteer (Perth, 2012-2013)
  • ICRAR Guerilla Astronomy demonstrator (Perth, 2012-2013)
  • Solar observing demonstrator at Dalkeith Primary (Perth, 2012)
  • Planetarium demonstrator (St Andrews, 2010-2011)
Helping pupils at Christchurch Grammar School build their very own tiny radio telescope!

Helping pupils at Christchurch Grammar School build their very own tiny radio telescope!