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Science is golden ... and free!



9 March 2009

Visit Antarctica, discover how to tell the weather on a distant planet, find out why aeroplanes seem to collide with flying deer, turtles and armadillos, and learn how to survive a plunge into Antarctic waters, all from the comfort of your seat in Sydney.

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki in Antarctica - hear all about it at the Sydney Science Forum 'Science is Golden'.
Dr Karl Kruszelnicki in Antarctica - hear all about it at the Sydney Science Forum 'Science is Golden'.

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Australia's favourite 'science guy' and Julius Sumner Miller Fellow at the University of Sydney, will present Science is Golden on Wednesday 11 March 2009.

The free talk, part of the Sydney Science Forum series of lectures, will see Dr Karl entertain audiences with his latest swag of super science stories.

Dr Karl will show exactly why Science is Golden with his Dr Karl on ice stories and science dished up with a big serve of humour.

At the end of the talk, the audience will have the opportunity to ask Dr Karl those burning science questions they've been pondering for years.

The Sydney Science Forum is a free public lecture series that brings a selection of the University of Sydney's top scientists and researchers from elsewhere to discuss the latest in scientific research, ideas, possibilities and innovations to the Sydney community every year.

Feed your mind. Learn something new. Meet the amazing people who are taking our knowledge of the world to a whole new level.

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki's Science is Golden presentation is on at:


Date: Wednesday 11 March 2009


Time: 5:30pm - 6:45pm


Location: Eastern Avenue Auditorium, The University of Sydney


Cost: Free


Bookings: Seat bookings are essential as places are limited.


Email:ssf@science.usyd.edu.au or phone: (02) 9351 3021.


Contact: Katynna Gill

Phone: 02 9351 6997

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