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10 March 2016
Dawn of the Human Age: Are we the authors of our own destruction?
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
On a Wing
Queensland Museum
10 March 2016

Event Description

On a wing: taxidermy display & art exhibition Everybody knows that birds have feathers and fly but did you know that they can sing, imitate, walk, run, swim, and dive...

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10 March 2016
Turtle Hatching
Queensland Museum
10 March 2016

Event Description

Learn more about the amazing Loggerhead and  Flatback Turtles! Eggs of the Loggerhead and Flatback Turtle will be incubated at the Queensland Museum with the hatchlings timed to emerge during...

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10 March 2016
Cool Jobs – Morning session – SOLD OUT
10 March 2016

Event Description

COOL JOBS, 10AM SESSION IS SOLD OUT. Meet people with Cool Jobs and explore the science behind their work.  The ‘office’ may be anywhere from a fossil dig – maybe...

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10 March 2016
FREE KIDS FILMS: Thursday
Queensland Museum
10 March 2016

Event Description

Free kids’ films will be screening in Queensland Museum‘s iconic dinosaur garden, ENERGEX Playasaurus Place. Bring the kids along and enjoy a line-up of 4 fun films, screening on rotation from 10am to...

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10 March 2016
Pioneers in Science: Google hangout with Sylvia Earle
Queensland Museum
10 March 2016

Event Description

This sold out event, Pioneers in Science with Sylvia Earl will be broadcasting live via Google hangout & Youtube. Tune in on Thursday, March 10, 10am – 11.30am. In this live and digital...

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10 March 2016
Dinosaurs & Prehistory in Virtual Reality
Queensland Museum
10 March 2016

Event Description

Experience Dinosaurs & Prehistory in Virtual Reality, a state-of-the art virtual reality experience. See the most scientifically accurate interactive 3-D models ever created of Australian dinosaurs and prehistoric life. Presented...

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10 March 2016
Alan Alda’s address to the National Press Club – SOLD OUT
10 March 2016

Event Description

Alan Alda’s address to the National Press Club is SOLD OUT The National Press Club is Australia’s leading forum for discussion and debate and for major statements on politics and...

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10 March 2016
Cool Jobs – Afternoon session
10 March 2016

Event Description

Meet people with Cool Jobs and explore the science behind their work.  The ‘office’ may be anywhere from a fossil dig – maybe unearthing creatures unseen for millions of years,...

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10 March 2016
Last Days of Mephisto – Forensic and Ballistic Science
Queensland Museum
10 March 2016

Event Description

Commonly known as “the Mephisto,” this German tank is the only remaining A7V Sturmpanzerwagen from World War 1. Many people already know Mephisto from encounters at the Queensland Museum as...

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10 March 2016
Ars Electronica Futurelab’s Shared Space Bots
10 March 2016

Event Description

One of the key challenges of autonomous mobility is how we humans are going to communicate with the self-driving autonomous car of tomorrow. Will we use words, gestures or haptic...

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10 March 2016
Playing for Time: Music and Memory
Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
10 March 2016

Event Description

Neurologist, Oliver Sacks, suggested, “It really is a very odd business that all of us, to varying degrees, have music in our heads.” It’s no secret that good music makes...

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10 March 2016
Discovering the Deep – SOLD OUT
QAGOMA
10 March 2016

Event Description

Discovering the Deep is SOLD OUT. Join us for this unique and intriguing session featuring presentations on submarines, deep oceans and cave diving by the “genius” inventor Ron Allum, marine...

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10 March 2016
The First Scientists – Aboriginal Science in Queensland
Queensland Museum
10 March 2016

Event Description

“If you want to learn about the essence of how science works, how people learn to solve practical problems, the answer may be clearer in an Aboriginal community than in...

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10 March 2016
LIGHT FALLS: Space, Time and an Obsession of Einstein – SOLD OUT
10 March 2016

Event Description

This event is SOLD OUT  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...

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10 March 2016
SALON: Rosetta Rendezvous
Queensland Museum
10 March 2016

Event Description

The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission captured the imagination of the world in 2014, as it rendezvoused with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and deployed a lander Philae, to its surface. Join the...

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10 March 2016
COMEDY: Cosmic Nomad – SOLD OUT
Festival Lab, South Bank
10 March 2016

Event Description

This event is SOLD OUT Comedian, astronaut candidate and general troublemaker Josh Richards knows his days on Earth are numbered: short-listed from over 200,000 applicants for the first human mission...