Monday 3 November, 2014

Temperature: A Brief History of Imaginary Time A/Prof Tom Stace, School of Mathematics and Physics, The University of Queensland Heat powers your car, makes or breaks your BBQ, and drives the cosmos.  But how did we move from the primordial sensations of hot and cold to the Second Law of Thermodynamics – which many physicists regard … More Monday 3 November, 2014

Monday 18 August, 2014 – National Science Week

Cosmic Connections Prof Lawrence Krauss, Arizona State University Internationally renowned physicist and science populariser Professor Lawrence Krauss is coming to Brisbane for an evening of science at a very special BrisScience National Science Week event! His talk, “Cosmic Connections”, will touch on some of the deepest questions of physics, after which Lawrence will be joined … More Monday 18 August, 2014 – National Science Week

Monday 23 June, 2014

Of Bees, Birds and Flying Machines Prof Mandyam Srinivasan, Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland Flying insects are remarkably adept at seeing and perceiving the world and navigating effectively in it, despite possessing a brain that weighs less than a milligram. This presentation, by The University of Queensland’s Prof  Mandyam Srinivasan, will describe recent progress in understanding … More Monday 23 June, 2014

Monday 26 May, 2014

Scientist in the kitchen II: It’s all about texture Dr Joel Gilmore, ROAM Consulting Back by popular demand, physicist and science communicator Dr Joel Gilmore returns to share some more science and techniques from the world of molecular gastronomy and food science: showing how science is helping us cook better. This year, we’re looking at … More Monday 26 May, 2014

Monday 19 May, 2014

Before seeing the sequel Scientist in the Kitchen II: It’s all about the texture make sure you see the original by coming to an encore of last year’s: Scientist in the kitchen: How science is changing how we cook We are approaching a revolution in the way we cook. Food scientists are now able to tell … More Monday 19 May, 2014