Something From Nothing - An evening with Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss - Canberra
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How did the universe get here? Where did life come from? And what’s it all about?
Join British evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins and American theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss as they discuss biology, cosmology, religion, and a host of other topics at two fabulous events in Sydney and Canberra.
Brought to you by COSMOS, Australia’s #1 science magazine; the Australian National University; and Sydney Grammar School, these two luminaries of science and best-selling authors will appear together for the first time in Australia, with a book signing to follow the discussion.
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Canberra Event: SOMETHING FROM NOTHING
Tuesday 10th April 6:30-8.00pm (Doors open at 6pm)
Cost: Free (booking required)
ABOUT LAWRENCE KRAUSS
Lawrence M. Krauss is a renowned cosmologist and science populariser, and is Foundation Professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration, and director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University. Hailed by Scientific American as a rare public intellectual, he is also the author of more than three hundred scientific publications and nine books, including the international bestseller, The Physics of Star Trek, and his most recent bestseller entitled A Universe from Nothing. His website www.krauss.faculty.asu.edu provides a listing of his popular articles and engagements.
ABOUT RICHARD DAWKINS
Richard Dawkins FRS is the Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at the University of Oxford. He is the author of nine books: The Selfish Gene (1976, 2nd Ed 1989), The Extended Phenotype (1982), The Blind Watchmaker (1986), River Out of Eden (1995), Climbing Mount Improbable (1996), Unweaving the Rainbow (1998), A Devil’s Chaplain (2003), The Ancestor’s Tale (2004) and The God Delusion (2006). The God Delusion has sold more than two million copies in English, and is being published in 30 other languages; The Greatest Show On Earth (2009), and The Magic of Reality (2012)See www.RichardDawkins.net Photos available at http://richarddawkins.net/pages/media-info
COSMOS is a literary science magazine with a global following. Australia’s #1 science media brand, it reaches 400,000 people every month via a print magazine, a daily online news website and a weekly e-newsletter. http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/
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