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Dinosaur rEvolution: Secrets of Survival

North

1 June 2019 - 20 October 2019

Horns, spikes, quills and feathers. The secret is in the skin! Journey back 100 million years to a time when fearsome beasts stalked the earth! ‘Dinosaur rEvolution’ is designed to appeal directly to families, dinosaur enthusiasts…

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Drones: Our Science Eyes in the Sky

South

4 July 2019 - 20 September 2019

Open to the public 9am-5pm Monday to Friday until late-September, the exhibition “Drones: our science eyes in the skies” explores the rapid growth in the use of drones to study subjects as diverse as the extent of Antarctic…

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Workshop

Family Code Club (Hobart) Term 3

South

26 August 2019 - 23 September 2019

Family code club (Hobart) kicks off again for Term 3 starting Monday 29 July at Enterprize Tasmania, Level 5, 24 Davey St, Hobart. Facilitated by volunteer ICT Educator Bob Elliott, in a relaxed friendly environment…

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Art of the Body: Health, beauty & desire

South

1 September 2019 - 27 September 2019

An exhibition exploring how the body has inspired artists and scientists to create, invent and discover throughout the ages. Welcome: Professor Denise Fassett, Executive Dean – College of Health and Medicine, University of Tasmania. Guest speaker: Dr.…

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Periodic Table of Fireworks

South

21 September 2019

Get ready to Ooooh and Aaaaah when you discover the fascinating chemistry behind the world of pyrotechnics with live demonstrations! Fireworks are integral to many cultural celebrations such as Chinese New Year, Guy Fawkes night…

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Kids

Under the Stars: Astrophysics for Bedtime

South

22 September 2019

Transport curious kids and inquisitive adults on an incredible journey through the night sky. Explore our solar system from the comfort of your cosy bedroom. Find out why the sky is blue. Fly around a…

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Talk

Ice Cores and Climate Change

North

22 September 2019

Snow falling over Antarctica accumulates over millennia, carrying traces of past climate and  environmental conditions. Dr Tas van Ommen will present knowledge gained from ice cores drilled from the Antarctic, which have contributed greatly to our…

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Talk

Beer Aquatic: Where science meets seamanship

South

29 September 2019

Reflections on 20 years aboard R/V Aurora Australis, Captain Gerry O’Doherty Beer Aquatic is based on ‘Café Scientifique’ that started in the UK in the late nineties. The concept goes back to the salons of…

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Talk

Eddie Woo: Wootube and the World of Maths

North

14 October 2019

Arguably Australia’s most famous mathematics teacher, Eddie Woo makes maths fun. The head mathematics teacher at Cherrybrook Technology High School, the largest secondary school in NSW, Eddie started posting videos online in 2012 for a…

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Averting Climate Catastrophe: People power

South

17 October 2019

In 2018 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned that we have only 12 years at current global greenhouse gas emission rates before our chances of limiting global warming to 1.5C are seriously at risk.…

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Workshop

Repair Cafe Opening

South

19 October 2019

“Toss it? No Way!” This event marks the inaugural launch of the Hobart Repair Cafe at Kickstart Arts! The global Repair Cafe movement has made it to Hobart (with ongoing Repair Cafe sessions planned to…

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