Today: Highlights from day five of National Science Week
422 events and exhibitions, 22 online activities, and dozens of great stories and talent.
- Bob Brown’s battle for the planet, from the Franklin River to Federal Parliament
- Will coral reefs survive climate change? Ask the scientists
- Superbugs: what we need to do to become resistance fighters
- Humans 2.0: what’s the future look like for humanity?
- The world’s most powerful laser. Meet Ceri Brenner, the UK physicist pressing FIRE
- Frozen fossils: palaeontologist reveals unseen footage of 1970 Antarctic Fossil Expedition
- Drone enthusiasts compete for a place in the Ultimate Drone Challenge finals
- Young scientists with healthy advice for senior Australians
- The science, songs and stories of the night sky and Indigenous astronomy.
Read on for more on these, including event contact details.
- Hobart: actor, self-confessed sceptic, and Rubik’s cube enthusiast Lawrence Leung takes a comedian’s look at science
- Launceston: meet some of Australia’s deadliest spiders: exhibition and talk at QVMAG.
More than 2,000 events and activities are registered throughout Australia—from Corals in the Outback in Queensland, to events at our Antarctic bases, and from STEM meets dance in Perth to The Innovation Games at Sydney Olympic Park—with everything from science festivals, music and comedy shows, expert panel discussions, interactive hands-on displays, open days and online activities.
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Have you missed our highlights for specialist rounds?