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Ultimo Science Festival 2014

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by Irenke Forsyth (subscribe)
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Broaden your horizons and get the buzz on some cool stuff
If you're curious about how things work and want to expand your mind or just have some plain fun, then this festival is for you. Be inspired by the amazing and dream about the possibilities of the structure and behaviour of our physical and natural world.

Ultimo Science Festival
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All things science, here is a snapshot of what's on:-

Science comedy shows – including the Glow Show, Cogs Chemistry, Mystery Investigators and the Surfing Scientist Show
Hands-on workshops
Demonstrations – meet the Mars rover robots and experience geyser eruptions, among other things
Exhibitions on space, nuclear matters and cyberworld, to name a few
Talks by researchers on Catching Comets, Quantum Mechanics, and other mesmerising topics
Opportunities to speak with scientists
Panel discussions to participate in against celebrity science speakers
Exciting range of technology, design and education
Children's activities

Bubbling beakers and fizzy fluids will get you excited and steam will light up a light bulb. Maybe you want to create some home-made lightning. It's all possible at this 10 day festival.

There are various events on at different venues, from the Powerhouse Museum to TAFE Ultimo and the University of Technology. More info on times, dates, events and costs at the event website.
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When: Various times and dates on event website
Where: Powerhouse Museum, Uni of Technology, TAFE Ultimo and ABC Centre
Cost: Various, depending on show and venue
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