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Sydney Science Festival 2019

The size and popularity of the Sydney Science Festival has grown exponentially in the five years since it began. “Last year was the biggest year for the festival so far - we had over 85,000 people come to the event. We had over 200 events,” says Catherine Polcz, who has been involved with the festival […]

Sydney Science Festival

Not really into science? Then you probably wouldn’t be interested in a botanics distillery; or how your brain processes fake news; or getting tips on photographing the night sky; or knowing how to get away with murder; or any of the broad and intriguing range of talks, workshops and exhibitions on offer (mostly free) during […]

Sydney Science Festival 2016 at the Powerhouse

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world’s largest particle accelerator – 27km in circumference. It was built in an attempt to prove the existence of the Higgs boson – a theorised particle that, put simply, explains the existence of everything in the Universe. The LHC effectively recreates the moment one billionth of a second […]