Sunday 20 August: highlights from the final day of National Science Week
Researchers, experts, and other interesting people available for interview around the country.
NSW: Dr Karl, furry friends, and First Nations bush food walks at the Sydney Science Trail.
VIC: Shedding light on Black Holes with Melbourne Planetarium astronomer Dr Tanya Hill.
VIC: Is AI the next Shakespeare? See a play written by ChatGPT.
QLD: Meet human and marine stars of National Geographic’s SHARKFEST and Bull Shark Bandits.
QLD: Satirical science music ‘Road to Reason’: album launch at Planetarium.
NSW: Become a poo, race a solar car, explore the moon at the Hunter Science Festival.
NSW: Who makes the ‘laws’ in space? When do you need a space lawyer? Who can mine the moon? – Newcastle.
NT: Paint with a UV torch at ‘Sea of Light’, a light installation at MAGNT.
VIC: Solving great spider crab mysteries, without getting wet, sandy or bitten.
ACT: Keeping brains young with creative computing for seniors.
ACT: Space, robotics, and engineering with LEGO: science while you shop in Canberra’s malls.
Read on for more on these, including direct event contact details.
- WA: Animal aerodynamics: the different ways different birds fly.
- SA: Indigenous technology and textiles at the Ngarrindjeri Weaving Workshop.
- TAS: Tech Talk at QVMAG: the science of jewellery making.
- TAS: Little penguin conservation, management, rehabilitation and release, at Hive Tasmania.