World Science Festival Brisbane 2017, Brisbane, Wednesday, 22. March 2017

#WSFBrisbane will once again bring together the world’s best thought leaders to produce a stunning program of live and digital content that connects Asia-Pacific audiences of all ages with the concepts, challenges, discoveries and advancements that are shaping our world.

The luminaries of the science world will present the beauty, complexity, and importance of science through diverse, multidisciplinary programming that is the World Science Festival signature. The World Science Festival Brisbane will take place between 22 and 26 March 2017 and is presented by the Queensland Museum and the Queensland Government, in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland and Brisbane Marketing.

Program highlights:

Gravitational Waves: See how gravitational waves will be used to explore the universe like never before.

Constellations: A beekeeper and a quantum physicist – the odds of them getting together are astronomical.

The Hatchery: View baby Loggerhead Turtles hatching from eggs that are incubated onsite and timed to emerge during the festival.

Street Science: Come along and participate in hands-on activities and explore the science behind robots, fossils, bubbles, slime, spiders, solar energy, drones, augmented reality, experiments and even explosions!

Explore the program and plan your festival:

The World Science Festival is a production of the Science Festival Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation headquartered in New York City. The Foundation’s mission is to cultivate a general public informed by science, inspired by its wonder, convinced of its value, and prepared to engage with its implications for the future.

Wednesday, 22. March 2017, Brisbane, World Science Festival Brisbane 2017

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