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Have a browse through some of the quality science events we have listed here. Be sure to look out for the golden star for upcoming science events and be inspired by hugely successful events from the past. See the photos, watch the videos, read the reviews and get all the inspiration you need to run your own science event in your school or community...

National Science Week ASTA School Grants Monday 11 March 2013

Any school in Victoria

National Science Week provides a chance to focus on the impact science, engineering, technology and mathematics has on our lives, our economy, our society and our world. To help Australian schools celebrate National Science Week, the Australian...

Dirty Secrets - Exhibition Wednesday 7 October 2015

Carlton Connect Initiative, LAB-14, 700 Swanston Street, Carlton (cnr of Swanston and Grattan, site of the former Royal Women's Hospital)

Join us for the opening of Dirty Secrets, an exhibition celebrating the International Year of Soil 2015. Curated by Dr Renee Beale Dirty Secrets uncovers the hidden curiosities buried in soil, encouraging a deeper search for our connection to the...

Science at the Speed of Light Monday 30 March 2015

Australian Synchrotron, 800 Blackburn Road, Clayton, Vic 3168

The Australian Synchrotron accelerates electrons (around a circle the size of the MCG, at nearly the speed of light) to create a light beam, one million times brighter than the sun. The light gives researchers ‘x-ray vision’ of matter – from our...

Sidewalk Astronomy Nights Friday 5 September 2014

Bendigo Discovery Centre, Bendigo

Explore the night sky in Bendigo with the Bendigo District Astronomical Society. Check out the moon's craters or view Saturn's rings through a telescope

YSA Open Day Saturday 12 April 2014

Melbourne - Flinders St Station

Young Scientists of Australia (YSA) – Melbourne Open Day

Melbourne Observatory 150th Anniversary Saturday 23 November 2013

Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Observatory Precinct, Entry from Birdwood Avenue.

Stargazers and history lovers are in for a treat this November when the Melbourne Observatory celebrates its 150th anniversary with a weekend of activities on 23 and 24 November. Today the Melbourne Observatory is best known for its distinctive...

Above and Beyond Wednesday 21 August 2013

Storey Hall, RMIT University, Swanston St, Melbourne

A virtual tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Put your seat in the upright position, tray tables away and buckle up for a live video tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The world's most famous...

Collision Monday 1 July 2013

Online competition

We found the Higgs boson! But so many questions still remain . . . What is dark matter and WHY is there so much of it? The particle accelerator that was used to find the HB is getting a total upgrade and when it reopens it will have the capacity to...

Seeing Stars SKA Art Prize 2013 Wednesday 22 May 2013

All over Australia

Using the inspiration of the SKA, artists and would-be artists are invited to create original pieces of artwork expressing the excitement and mystery of the SKA and its potential for discovery. Seeing Stars is open to 2D graphic mediums including...

Big Kids’ BIRTHDAY Night Out – Celebrating 21 years of Science! Saturday 20 April 2013

Scienceworks, Spotswood

Relive your childhood and get ready for a scien-sational, nerdy night: * Get lost in your favourite Scienceworks exhibitions, including Carnival of Science and electrifying Megawatt * Escape the confines of Earth and travel the Universe in the...

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