Science on Tap - The Science of Beer

Brewing is one of civilisation’s most ancient biotechnologies. Join us at the Geelong Farmers Market for an interactive exploration as we go beyond the bubbles to the science behind the perfect beer. We’ll be joined by brewer Scott Wilson-Browne...
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Sugar Science

Have you ever stared, fascinated as the confectioners at the Suga Candy Shop at the Queen Victoria Market stretch kilos of sweet, stretchy sugary goodness into tubes of deliciousness? Does your mouth water at the mound of hard rock lollies lining...
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Robogal's Engineering and Science Expo

On Tuesday the 17th of August, Robogals Melbourne held an Engineering and Science Expo, in conjunction with National Science Week and supported by the Melbourne University School of Engineering. 50 students attended our event from schools including...
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50 years of Lasers and a brilliant future

We all use lasers, and rely on lasers when we communicate, watch a video, drive a car or need medical help. 100 years ago these possibilities were unheard of - just ideas in the mind of a visionary. 50 years ago the first laser sent out the first...
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Black holes at the Large Hadron Collider

Brane world models in string theory suggest that our universe is a slice, or ‘brane’, of a higher-dimensional space-time. In this talk we will discuss why one consequence of these models is that copious numbers of mini black holes may be formed by...
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BASF Kids’ Lab

Experience the fascinating world of chemistry! Run by BASF chemists, these workshops introduce chemistry to children in a fun and exciting way through simple hands-on experiments. Suitable for 6-12 year olds Times: 11am, 1pm & 3pm Cost: Free...
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Moomba Birdman Rally Prize - Moomba 2011

Is there an engineer hiding inside your skin? Maybe you’re more bird than woman or man? Moomba was the time to test your flying skills and take to the sky! National Science Week sponsored a prize in this year's Moomba Birdman Rally. Our intrepid...
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Algae - a slimey solution to climate change?

The world's appetite for Australian coal and gas is growing. Demand for energy may increase by as much as 40 percent by 2030. China alone is building the equivalent of Australia's coal fired power system three times over each year. The consensus is...
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Australian Synchrotron Open Day

The Australian Synchrotron is having an Open Day on Sunday 15th August 2010 From human cells to paintings and fossils to advanced electronic devices, the work done at the Australian Synchrotron is helping to build a brighter future for all...
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