[ASC-list] QLD - Robyn Williams talk: The Promise of Miracles: How to survive the 21st century - 18 Aug 2010
katherine.griffin at qm.qld.gov.au
Tue Jul 27 07:17:58 UTC 2010
As part of our National Science Week program, Queensland Museum South
Bank is hosting a special presentation by science broadcaster and
journalist, Robyn Williams.
The Promise of Miracles: How to survive the 21st century
Join us for a special presentation by one of Australia's foremost
broadcasters and science journalists.
Robyn Williams first Science Show was broadcast in August 1975 and
covered the energy crisis, climate change and the plight of forests.
After 35 years, has much really changed?
Robyn will talk about the "overselling" of scientific discoveries; the
promise of miracles: telemedicine (or you can't get into the doctors),
spectacular drugs (but you'll have to wait for 5 years), fusion power
(but it may take three decades) and life on Mars (no spaceships - only
British cops on TV).
So what has turned out to be for real and what are the genuine near
miracles we'll see?
Don't miss out on this fascinating and entertaining presentation.
When: Wed 18 August, 6.30pm. The Museum will open at 5.45pm, Theatre
doors open at 6.15pm. Light refreshments will be available for purchase.
Where: Theatre, Level 2. Queensland Museum South Bank. Cnr Grey &
Melbourne Streets, South Bank, Brisbane QLD 4101. More info ph: 07 3840
Entry: Free but spaces are limited. Please book tickets through QTIX :
www.qtix.com.au <http://www.qtix.com.au/> or 136 246
For more information about other events during the Science for Life!
program visit www.southbank.qm.qld.gov.au
This event is supported by the Australian Government as part of National
Learning Programs Officer
Equity Referral Officer
queensland museum south bank
po box 3300
south brisbane bc
t 07 3842 9246
f 07 3840 7607
katherine.griffin at qm.qld.gov.au <mailto:katherine.griffin at qm.qld.gov.au>
Visit our new website: www.qm.qld.gov.au <http://www.qm.qld.gov.au>
P Please consider the environment before printing this Email.
******************* Disclaimer *******************
The contents of this electronic message and any attachments are intended only for the addressee and may contain privileged or confidential information.
They may only be used for the purposes for which they were supplied.
If you are not the addressee, you are notified that any transmission, distribution, downloading, printing or photocopying of the contents of this message
or attachments is strictly prohibited.
The privilege of confidentiality attached to this message and attachments is not waived, lost or destroyed by reason of mistaken delivery to you.
If you receive this message in error please notify the sender by return e-mail or telephone.
Please note: the Queensland Museum carries out automatic software scanning, filtering and blocking of E-mails and
attachments (including emails of a personal nature) for detection of viruses, malicious code, SPAM, executable programs or content it deems unacceptable.
All reasonable precautions will be taken to respect the privacy of individuals as outlined in the QM Privacy Plan.
Personal information will only be used for official purposes, e.g. monitoring Departmental Personnel's compliance with Museum Policies.
Personal information will not be divulged or disclosed to others, unless as required by Museum Policy and/or State or Commonwealth Law.
******************** Disclaimer *******************
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the ASC-list