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12 March 2016
Dear Albert – SOLD OUT
Playhouse QPAC
12 March 2016

Event Description

This event has SOLD OUT Dear Albert, written by Alan Alda and performed by an ensemble cast,  delves into Albert Einstein’s personal correspondence, tracing an intimate and unfamiliar line across...

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11 March 2016
Chasing Down the Comet – SOLD OUT
Griffith University Conservatorium Theatre
11 March 2016

Event Description

This event has SOLD OUT  Ten years is a long time to ask ‘are we there yet?’ In 2004, the European Space Agency launched the robotic space probe, Rosetta, on...

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11 March 2016
Breakfast with the Brians
Plaza Auditorium, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
11 March 2016

Event Description

In a breakfast event that promises to be as entertaining as it is thought provoking, Australia’s Nobel Prize winning astrophysicist (and successful winery owner), Brian Schmidt, meets internationally renowned string...

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10 March 2016
Dawn of the Human Age: Are we the authors of our own destruction?
Plaza Auditorium, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
10 March 2016

Event Description

Mankind is a master of invention. For millennia, we’ve reshaped the land, dammed the waters, and conjured towering meccas of civilization. We’ve overcome the limits of Nature, reimagining the World...

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10 March 2016
Can We Save Our Precious Reefs in Time?
Griffith University Conservatorium Theatre
10 March 2016

Event Description

The world’s reefs are in a dramatic state of decline – over 50% of corals have been lost over the last 30 years due to pollution, destructive fishing practices, ocean...

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9 March 2016
LIGHT FALLS: Space, Time and an Obsession of Einstein
Playhouse QPAC
9 March 2016

Event Description

Brian Greene and an ensemble cast perform this new theatrical work tracing Albert Einstein’s electrifying journey toward one of the most beautiful ideas ever conceived—the General Theory of Relativity. With state-of-the-art animation and...

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13 March 2016
The Moral Math of Robots
Plaza Auditorium, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
13 March 2016

Event Description

Can machines learn right from wrong? As the first generation of driverless cars and battlefield warbots filter into society, scientists are working to develop moral decision-making skills in robots. Brake...

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13 March 2016
Catching up with the Jetsons: Cities in 2050
Griffith University Conservatorium Theatre
13 March 2016

Event Description

The future just isn’t what it used to be! Our cities of the future will be where most of us live, work and play – but have we reached a...

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13 March 2016
SALON: From Simplicity to Complexity – Complex Systems Across Science
Queensland Museum
13 March 2016

Event Description

From Simplicity to Complexity: Complex Systems Across Science From black holes to our brains and bodies and the convoluted networks we create, researchers are increasingly turning to complexity science to...

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13 March 2016
FILM & TALK: The Martian – SOLD OUT
Playhouse QPAC
13 March 2016

Event Description

This event is SOLD OUT  Have you ever wondered if space movies are realistic or do they cheat to make it more exciting? As thousands sign up to a global...

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13 March 2016
Mind Vs Machine: What Makes Us Human? Blade Runner – SOLD OUT
Cinema A, GOMA
13 March 2016

Event Description

This event is SOLD OUT  Blade Runner [The Final Cut] 1982 M ‘In a decaying, hi-tech Los Angeles of 2019, a former cop is charged with terminating a group of...

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13 March 2016
Mind Vs Machine: What Makes Us Human? A discussion
QAGOMA
13 March 2016

Event Description

We already accept pilotless drones outfitted with cameras and listening devices, and releasing air-to-ground missiles. We allow robots to perform prostatectomies and cardiac valve repair on us. We don’t much care...