National Science Week – starts officially tomorrow but with lots of events today and launches around the country.
- More than 1,700 events and activities around the country
- Plenty of photo ops, and scientists and interesting people to interview
- 500,000 animals already identified in the national experiment – Wildlife Spotter
We will bring you daily highlights over the next week. Read on for your first set of highlights.
Tasmania: Space geeks and Festival of Bright Ideas kick off Science Week.Tasmania release below.
Alice: Costa, the Human Hedge, talking science and sustainability at the desertSMART EcoFair in Alice Springs.
Brisbane: science at the Broncos/Eels game, and the world’s largest science practical attempt with 3,000 students at the Convention Centre.
Canberra: dance to the drums of God – gravitational waves at Canberra’s Science Week launch. ACT media release below.
Perth: Biohacker, electric vehicles, and a ‘rainbow science explosion’ at the Perth Science Festival, WA media release below.
Melbourne: from WWI to a nurse’s gut – a graphic novel launched by Robyn Williams.
Sydney: Meet a dinosaur in the Centennial Park swamp; shark in a bus; behind the scenes of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.
Adelaide: a ‘singing palaeontologist’ and his youth theatre friends tell the Universe’s story…in song.
And many more events below and online.
And go online later today for our specialist story and event collections on Artsand Health, and (from Monday), Food, Indigenous, Environment, Innovation,Lifestyle and Technology.
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