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World Science Festival, Brisbane

Queensland Museum is proud to present the inaugural World Science Festival Brisbane

The program will feature some of the world’s top scientists, innovators, artists, thinkers and will transform Brisbane with the wonder of science between 9 – 13 March 2016.

Keep up to date with the latest programming and event news by registering for the World Science Festival Brisbane eNews.

Festival Highlights

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Light Falls
9 to 10 March 2016
This original work traces Einstein’s electrifying journey toward one of the most beautiful ideas ever conceived
– The Theory of Relativity.
Dear Albert
11 to 12 March 2016
Dear Albert, written by a seven-time Emmy Award winner Alan Alda, delves into Albert Einstein’s personal correspondence.
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Chasing Down the Comet 
10 March 2016 
Experience the excitement, trials and tribulations of what is considered the most complex space mission ever attempted as we explore what can be learnt from this extraordinary mission.
The Moral Math of Robots
13 March 2016
Can machines learn right from wrong? As the first generation of driverless cars and battlefield warbots filter into society, scientists are working to develop moral decision-making skills in robots.
Alien Life: Will we know it when we find it?
13 March 2016
Learn how scientists across disciplines — astronomy, physics, chemistry and astrobiology — are combining their knowledge about life on Earth to reach a more comprehensive strategy for identifying life beyond.

To explore the full program, event details and ticket sales go to www.worldsciencefestival.com.au

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