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The Great Debate: Greatest Discovery Ever Made

To celebrate National Science Week the Science Nation is going to deterimine once and for all what is the Greatest Discovery Ever Made. Join the fun and mayhem as the best, brightest and bravest science aficionados in the land do battle in a debate tournament of whits and wittiness.

When: Thursday, August 16 2018. 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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Where: Queensland Museum
Grey Street, South Brisbane, QLD, 4101
Topic: Archaeology and antiquity, Human body and movement, Energy and transport, Environment and nature, Health and medical, Space and astronomy, Innovation and technology
Cost: $10 online (no door sales)
Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/WBAO
Other: Wheelchair access
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We’ve all been there, having that age-old argument, what’s the bigger breakthrough: the existence of atoms or quantum mechanics; DNA or CRISPR; the wheel or sliced bread. Well to celebrate National Science Week the Science Nation is going to answer this question once and for all. Join the fun and mayhem as the best, brightest and bravest science aficionados in the land do battle in a debate tournament of whits and wittiness in order to find out what is the Greatest Discovery Ever Made!

Doing battle in Brisbane is: mathematician, cryptographer, trainer of mathletes and Eurovision aficionado, Prof Ben Burton; snake venom evolutionary biologist, country music lover and G&T enthusiast, Jordan Debono; scientist, comedian and TV personality, Dr Joel Gilmore; quantum computer geek and craft homebrewer extraordinaire, Dr Austin Lund; retinal biomaterial engineer and aspiring muso, Natalie McKirdy; Chief Scientist of The Nature Conservancy and ornithophile, Prof Hugh Possingham; medical physicist, ballerina and kung fu warrior, Lucy Sim; and physicist, science communicator and Science Nation founder, Dr Andrew Stephenson.

Contact details:

Andrew Stephenson
The Science Nation
Email: info@thesciencenation.com
Phone: 0421 400 688

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