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World Science Festival Brisbane is returning in March 2017

Following a hugely successful inaugural year, the World Science Festival Brisbane is returning in March 2017.

Running from 22-26 March, topics over the four day festival will run the gamut from deep space to deep oceans, music to madness, aliens to Einstein.

There will be some amazing speakers at the festival including 14 year old New Zealand whiz kid Tristan Pang. Tristan who excelled academically from an early age is a top mathematician and scientist, a clever problem solver and a great communicator. Tristan self-learnt and earned a place at the University of Auckland by the age of 12, majoring in both maths and physics www.worldsciencefestival.com.au/speakers/tristan-pang/

‘THE HATCHERY: SHOWCASING AND SUPPORTING TURTLE CONSERVATION’ is one of the Festival’s most popular events and will return to the Queensland Museum for the 2017 program lead by New Zealand’s Patrick Couper who has been has been with the Queensland Museum for 32 years and is a curator in the Biodiversity Program. www.worldsciencefestival.com.au/program/events/the-hatchery/

Other speakers include Internationally renowned American Astrophysicist Brian Greene; UK philosopher and author Professor AC Grayling; creator of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Professor Barry Barish; and Australia’s favourite science communicator Dr Karl Kruszelnicki are just a few of the scientific and cultural heavy hitters that will be converging in Brisbane for the four days of the festival- www.worldsciencefestival.com.au

The World Science Festival Brisbane attracts over 120,000 people during the four days from every corner of the globe, especially New Zealand, making Brisbane one of the must visit capital cities on the events calendar.


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