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August 2019

Maths & Music: Maybe I could be a mathematician

22 August 2019 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm
Discovery Science & Technology Centre, 7 Railway Place
Bendigo, Victoria 3550 Australia
Free

Maybe I Could Be A Mathematician – A story of growing up alongside vinyl, CD, MP3, and YouTube Premium Presented by Professor Arun Ram Professor Ram is an internationally recognised mathematician and an inspirational teacher. In this unique presentation he tells…

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Pollution Pods

22 August 2019 @ 7:00 pm1 September 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Treasury Gardens, 2-18 Spring Street
East Melbourne, VIC Australia
Free

Michael Pinsky’s interactive and eye-opening artwork, enables audiences to experience differing air qualities amongst the world’s least and most polluted cities. How clean is our air? Experience some of the most polluted cities in the world from the safety of…

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Eel Trap – Outdoor Installation

23 August 2019 @ 9:00 am31 August 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Maribyrnong River, 45 Moreland Street
Footscray, VIC Australia
Free

“Rivers signify tribal boundaries, gatherings for corroboree, life, not only for humans but for all living creatures” – Maree Clarke. Created by Boon Wurrung artist Mitch Mahoney and Mutti Mutti/Yorta Yorta and Boon Wurrung/Wemba Wemba artist Maree Clarke, Eel Trap is a 10-metre installation made of biodegradable reeds…

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Are you taking the piss?

28 August 2019 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
Forum Theatre, University of Melbourne
Parkville, VIC 3010 Australia
Free

Join a brilliant panel who won’t shy away from the yuck-factor to find innovative solutions to our over consumption of… everything. Would you break the law to save the world? We’re living in a world of finite resources, yet there are…

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September 2019

Space for girl guides and scouts

13 September 2019 @ 8:00 pm9:30 pm
Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory, 450 Nepean Highway
Mount Martha, VIC 3934 Australia
$5 – $10

The evening aims to build awareness of the Australian night sky and help troops of Girl Guides and Scouts of any age in the journey towards their Outer Space/Astronomy badge/achievement award.   If you belong to an adventurous troop of…

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Walrus of Peace

19 September 2019 @ 9:00 am10 October 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Dudley House, 60 View Street
Bendigo, VIC Australia
Free

Is ochre the new spray paint? Walrus of Peace investigates a non-toxic, environmentally friendly, recyclable, alternative set of materials for temporary street art installations. Bendigo Artists Inc (Australia) Street art is a popular form of creative expression, but it has…

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November 2019

Reach for the ***STARS***

1 November 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory, 450 Nepean Highway
Mount Martha, VIC 3934 Australia
$5 – $25
Silhouette of a person against a starry night sky backdrop

Looking for an out-of-this-world experience? Come and explore the mysteries of the night sky and Universe with a fun Astronomy evening with the Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society. Hear the REALLY BIG questions, ask your own, hold a meteorite, and spy…

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Space for girl guides and scouts

8 November 2019 @ 8:00 pm9:30 pm
Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory, 450 Nepean Highway
Mount Martha, VIC 3934 Australia
$5 – $10

The evening aims to build awareness of the Australian night sky and help troops of Girl Guides and Scouts of any age in the journey towards their Outer Space/Astronomy badge/achievement award.   If you belong to an adventurous troop of…

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December 2019

Reach for the ***STARS***

6 December 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Briars Astronomy Centre and Observatory, 450 Nepean Highway
Mount Martha, VIC 3934 Australia
$5 – $25
Silhouette of a person against a starry night sky backdrop

Looking for an out-of-this-world experience? Come and explore the mysteries of the night sky and Universe with a fun Astronomy evening with the Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society. Hear the REALLY BIG questions, ask your own, hold a meteorite, and spy…

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August 2020

Fake Out: citizen science challenge

14 August 2020 @ 5:00 pm10 September 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Do you believe what you see? Did Obama really say that (he probably did but not on video)? What are Spiderman and Iron Man doing in Back to the Future? Deep fakes, like YouTuber EZRyderX47’s Back to the Future deepfake video…

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Our Resilient Future – Water, Agriculture & Biodiversity

20 August 2020 @ 7:00 pm8:30 pm

Enormous changes and transitions are already upon us, and we find ourselves unprepared. One thing is clear: integration will be needed across all sectors and levels of our society to set us on a preferred climate path and prepare us for the outcomes we can no longer avoid.

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Possible Impossibles Online Forum

23 August 2020 @ 4:00 pm5:00 pm

How can Science offer us a path of hope for our post COVID lives and world? What tools can Science give us to help society recover, rebuild, and thrive in the future? The Victorian Parliament will partner with the Royal…

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