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8:00 am

Rethinking energy and coal

April 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$6

It won't take much energy to enjoy these talks! Come to the Catchment where beer will help us learn about Australia's electricity network, and coal will teach us about the history of evolution. Test your trivia skills for some Pint of Science prizes and enjoy some delicious food and drink! Electricity is (sort of) like … Continue reading Rethinking energy and coal

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The many faces of venom and art

April 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$6

Want to enjoy a pint, but not sure which science you want to hear about? The Catchment Brewing Co. has got you covered on Tuesday, with an incredible double hitter - one talk on how spider venoms can be used for drugs, and one talk about science communication and art. You won't want to miss … Continue reading The many faces of venom and art

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2:00 pm

Director’s Colloquium Neutrino window on the universe

April 30, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Associate Professor Jenni Adams University of Canterbury, New Zealand Neutrinos offer a unique view of the high-energy Universe. Unlike photons or charged particles, neutrinos can travel across the Universe without interference as they are not absorbed by matter, nor are their trajectories bent by magnetic fields. IceCube is the world's largest neutrino detector, instrumenting a … Continue reading Director’s Colloquium Neutrino window on the universe

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7:00 pm

Sensing galaxies

$6

Can galaxies influence their neighbors? How can research on honey bees help us learn about Mars? All the answers can be found at the Republic Bar and Café on the first night of Pint of Science in Hobart. Come on down, grab a pint, and learn about astronomy and microsensors from a CSIRO expert and … Continue reading Sensing galaxies

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