SLITHER DOWN AND MARVEL AT SCIENCE
JOIN budding scientists and professional brainiacs as they explore the wonders of the universe at the month-long Sydney Science Festival. The festival rockets into venues across Sydney with more than 100 events from Thursday, August 11 to Sunday, August 21. The Science in the Swamp day on Saturday, August 13, at Centennial Park, will give families some outdoor fun and the chance to get their little hands dirty with creepy-crawly science. The month will also feature inspiring talks by leading names in the industry including: Dr Alan Duffy, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, British physicist Professor Brian Cox, New York Genspace co-founder and director Dr Ellen Jorgensen and NASA’s New Horizons journalist Amy Shira Teitel. The festival is produced by the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences as part of National Science Week, with events held at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Observatory and Parramatta Park.
Thursday, August 11 to Sunday, August 21, tickets to MAAS: $25 daytime pass, tickets to speakers: $45, sydneyscience.com.au