[ASC-list] Sydney event: "Would the Earth be better off without us?"
Wilson da Silva
wfdasilva at gmail.com
Sun Nov 21 20:42:18 UTC 2010
Controversy! Science! Beer! It's all there at *Club Cosmos*, our new
'science in the pub' event in Sydney where a panel of real live scientists
debate the big issues. It's a night of humour, stimulating discussion and
door prizes. It's the last one for the year, so don't miss it!
The topic:* "Would the Earth be better off without us?"*
The Panellists: Scott Rayburg, a fluvial geomorphologist and hydrologist at
the University of Technology Sydney; Stephen Wroe, palaeontologist and
palaeobiology expert at the University of UNSW; and David Warton, an
ecological statistician also at University of UNSW. Chaired by Wilson da
Silva, editor of COSMOS magazine.
*24 November · 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm*
*Location: Harlequin Inn, Top Floor bar, 152-156 Harris St, **Pyrmont*
There are $400 in prizes to give away including free subscriptions to
COSMOS, DVDs, books, backpacks, t-shirts, mugs and baseball caps!
Brought to you by COSMOS and the Royal Institution of Australia. Made
possible by a grant from the Council of Australasian Museum Directors with
funding from the Science Connections Program of the Federal Department of
Innovation, Industry, Science and Research.
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