State of our Oceans with Sylvia Earle

13 August, 6 – 8pm
Australian National Maritime Museum

Get a front seat to hear current scientific research in ocean pollution.


Australian Space Frontiers

13 August, 6 – 7.30pm
Powerhouse Museum

Hear a panel of key players discuss Australia's strategy for the new space race.


Elizabeth Blackburn: The Telomere Effect

16 August, 6.30 – 7.30pm
City Recital Hall

Why do some of us remain healthy and active into later life, while others age more rapidly?


Activism in the Age of Climate Change

9 August, 6 – 7.30pm
Powerhouse Museum

Hear from climate change champions as they share insights into projects that are making a difference.


Science at the Edge of Conciousness

15 August, 7 – 9pm
Giant Dwarf Theatre

Explore the latest findings in psychedelic science and altered states of consciousness.


The Hidden World of Math with Eddie Woo

11 August, 3 – 4.30pm
Powerhouse Museum

Eddie Woo reveals how he brings maths to life inside and outside of the classroom.


Paul Davies: The Demon in the Machine

13 August, 6.30 – 7.30pm
Leighton Hall, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Sydney

Paul Davies answers the fundamental question of what life is, and how it began.


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.


Meet a Penguin Warden

6 – 18 August, 5 – 6.30pm
Manly Wharf

Come and meet the Penguin Wardens at Manly Wharf to learn about this great citizen science project.

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A Message from our Ambassador

Unpack the full program with our Ambassador Eddie Woo. From medicine to the environment – discover the everyday role of science and how it helps shape the world around us.

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