Canberra Skeptics Lecture: ‘The Future of Science’ with Professor Brian Schmidt

‘The Future of Science’ with Professor Brian Schmidt

Speaker: Professor Brian Schmidt AC, FRS

Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm

Date: 19 February 2015

Venue: Questacon, King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600

Free Admission

Come join Professor Brian Schmidt in a Q&A session about the future of science.

Want to ask a question? Then ask a question via Canberra Skeptics on Twitter – @cbrskeptics

Brian Schmidt is a Laureate Fellow and Distinguished Professor at The Australian National University. Schmidt received undergraduate degrees in Astronomy and Physics from the University of Arizona in 1989, and completed his Astronomy Master’s degree (1992) and PhD (1993) from Harvard University. Under his leadership, in 1998, the HighZ Supernova Search team made the startling discovery that the expansion rate of the Universe is accelerating, work that earned him the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics. Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science, The United States Academy of Science, and the Royal Society, he was made a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2013.

Dinner will follow the lecture (venue TBC). To RSVP for the dinner please email

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