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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: Saturday, August 18 2018. 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
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Where: RiAus
55 Exchange Place, Adelaide, SA, 5000
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, $15 at the door (cash only).
Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/WAIR
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 Adelaide is: science communicator, former biochemist and maker of a Guinness Book of Records World’s Largest Whoopee Cushion, Dr Lisa Bailey; food nerd and professional talker, Dr Heather Bray; bioinformatician, data scientist and beer connoisseur, Dr Jimmy Breen; anthropologist and evolutionary scientist, Prof Alan Cooper; evolutionary biologist and manatee enthusiast, Jenna Crowe-Riddell; chemist and the former face of Adelaide, Dr Noby Leong; paleomicrobiologist and s’more enthusiast, Dr Laura Weyrich; and wine chemist, wine educator and aspiring llama farmer, A/Prof Kerry Wilkinson.

Contact details:

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

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