Highlights from the penultimate
day of National Science Week
171 events and
exhibitions, 9 online activities, and dozens of great stories and talent.
virtual reality, astronomy and home-brewing all feature in Science Week events
around Australia for Saturday. Pic opportunities and interviews abound.
National: What are the early insights into creative thinking from The
& multiple other locations: Immersive
astronomy livestream with Alan Duffy and Rebecca Allen.
Melbourne: Spit for science: researchers want to map the microbiomes of
Melbourne: The alchemy of turning waste into wealth.
Professor Veena Sahajwalla available for interview.
Canberra: A theatre work exploring
Australia’s contribution to space science.
Canberra: The Universe in Four Dimensions: a trip
through space and time using dance and animation.
Canberra: How cosmic rays revealed
a hidden chamber in an Egyptian pyramid. Researcher Dr Karin Sowada available
Hobart: A pop-up science bar at TMAG, with expert talks and 100+
day! NEON: three scientists, the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and 18 local
Sydney: Harbour cruise: Indigenous navigation by the
Planets: concert and stargazing in Centennial Park.
Darwin: Revisiting the 1919 great London to Darwin
air race. Interview the creators and performers.
Brisbane: What can we do to help our coral reefs?
Perth: The Innovators’ Tea Party networking women and girls in
National: Spot wildlife with your smartphone in the Great Aussie
Read on for more on
these, including event contact details.
Melbourne: Particle/Wave: gravitational waves explained by scientists, sounds, video art and poetry.
Adelaide: Spot the bull s…cience! Teams of scientists battle to sort fact from fiction.
National Science Week 2019 runs from 10 to 18 August. Media
kit at www.scienceinpublic.com.au. Or visit the
National Science Week website for the details of events in your area: www.scienceweek.net.au.