Revolutionary Medicine: Innovations for Better Health

17 August, 2 – 3.30pm
Powerhouse Museum

Discover how Australian innovations in medical technology are improving the lives of people around the world.


Women and the Internet

14 August, 6.30 – 7.45pm
Lower Town Hall, Sydney Town Hall

Female tech visionaries have always been at the forefront of technology and innovation.


Science in Focus: Curing Diseases in Space

14 August, 6 – 7.30pm
Australian Museum

Join Dr Joshua Chou as he prepares for the first Australian space mission.

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ABC Science Live on Stage – Ockham’s Razor

15 August, 6 – 8pm
Powerhouse Museum

Be enthralled by real science told by real scientists with no notes, no slides – just great stories.

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The Hungry Tide

17 August, 2 – 5pm
Guthrie Theatre, Peter Johnson Building (UTS Building 6)

Enjoy an acclaimed climate change documentary with UTS climate change experts.


The Einstein Lecture: Elisabetta Barberio on Dark Matter

15 August, 6.30 – 7.30pm
The Roundhouse, UNSW Sydney

What prevents the galaxies from expanding into oblivion?


MAAS Indigenous Sciences Symposium 2019

17 August, 10am – 5pm
Powerhouse Museum

Celebrate 60,000 years of technological advancement and eco-sustainable practices.


Harbour Cruise: Indigenous Navigation by the Stars

17 August, 6 – 9pm
Australian National Maritime Museum

Pack your binoculars and enjoy a spectacular night cruise learning about Indigenous astronomy.


The Planets - Music and Science in the Park

17 August, 3 – 7pm
Centennial Parklands, Dicken's Lawn

Hear a performance by the Sydney Youth Orchestra before an evening of star and planet gazing.

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Festival Features

Australian Space Frontiers Online

Key players discuss Australia’s strategy and opportunities in the new space race.

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