WORLD SCIENCE FESTIVAL
World Science Festival Brisbane is an annual celebration of science, technology, engineering, maths and the arts held in Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct. In 2017 the festival will welcome scientists and thoughtleaders from around the world. These include philosopher and author Professor AC Grayling, creator of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO), Scientific Collaboration Professor Barry Barish and Scientist in Charge at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York Marco Leona. Join renowned science personality Dr Karl Kruszelnicki as he investigates the real science behind some of the mysteries of life. South Bank Parklands will turn into a science playground with more than 40 free immersive events for families to enjoy in “Street Science!”. Taxidermist for the Queensland Museum Network Alison Douglas unlocks the secrets behind this age-old tradition in “Let’s Talk Taxidermy”.
22–26 March, various locations. Brisbane. worldsciencefestival.com.au
”Life, the Universe and Everything”. Photo: Queensland Museum.