National Science Week ASTA School Grants

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...
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Dirty Secrets - Exhibition

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...
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Science at the Speed of Light

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...
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Sidewalk Astronomy Nights

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
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YSA Open Day

Young Scientists of Australia (YSA) – Melbourne Open Day On Saturday the 12th of April, the Young Scientists of Australia, (YSA) Melbourne will be opening up its doors and providing a chance for young people (ages 14-26 years old) with an interest...
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Melbourne Observatory 150th Anniversary

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...
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Above and Beyond

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...
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Collision

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...
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Seeing Stars SKA Art Prize 2013

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...
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Big Kids’ BIRTHDAY Night Out – Celebrating 21 years of Science!

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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