It’s day three of National Science Week:
- More than 360 events, exhibitions and online activities are on offer around the country today.
- It’s the first school day of Science Week 2017, with many classes learning about ‘Future Earth’—the science of sustainability.
- Plenty of photo ops, and scientists and interesting people to interview.
Here’s our pick of the highlights.
Canberra (Parliament House): Innovating Energy Summit: how will we power our future?
Canberra: Ask the Interstellar visual effects wiz how to make a black hole on the big screen believable.
Melbourne: Will Australia’s biomedical research future be as bright as our past achievements? With Gustav Nossal, Anne Kelso and other research leaders.
- The science of Fred Astaire.
- City Recital Hall: Quantum science explained with an electric guitar.
- Time travelling brain: ask neuroscientist Muireann Irish how memory works.
Rising star scientists in regional Queensland:
- Genomes, energy, and medicine in Moranbah.
- Viruses, kitchen proteins, and coastal connections in Smithfield and Babinda.
Warrnambool: Family science games: laying the ground for future job skills. Geelong on Wednesday.
Online: How healthy is your relationship with your smartphone? Scientists want to know.
More events listed at the National Science Week website: scienceweek.net.au/events.
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