Since 2016, the World Science Festival teams in Brisbane and New York have joined forces to bring world-class science programs to our audiences through live conversations, debates, exhibits, demonstrations and performances.


In March each year, we’ve looked forward to welcoming World Science Festival co-founders Brian Greene and Tracy Day, along with renowned scientists, philosophers, authors and artists from around the world, to the Festival in Brisbane.


All year round you can enjoy videos from World Science Festival New York with some of their most popular and intriguing content and previous world premiere events. Binge them all and check out our YouTube channel for more fascinating programs!

March 17, 2021 • 1hr 38mins

Measure for Measure: Quantum Physics and Reality

When no one is looking, a particle has near limitless potential: it can be nearly anywhere. But measure it, and the particle snaps to one position.

March 17, 2021 • 1hr 39mins

The Matter Of Antimatter: Answering The Cosmic Riddle Of Existence

The nascent universe contained equal parts matter and antimatter that should have instantly obliterated each other, turning the Big Bang into the Big Fizzle. And yet, here we are. Why?


March 17, 2021 • 1hr 27mins

Hidden Dimensions: Exploring Hyperspace

Extra dimensions of space—the idea that we are immersed in hyperspace—may be key to explaining the fundamental nature of the universe.


March 17, 2021 • 1hr 40mins

Reality Since Einstein

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s general theory of relativity, leaders from multiple fields of physics discuss its essential insights and lingering questions

March 17, 2021 • 1hr 35mins

Quantum Biology: The Hidden Nature of Nature

Can the spooky world of quantum physics explain bird navigation, photosynthesis and even our delicate sense of smell?

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