Adelaide Fringe shows!

Excited to be in Adelaide in 2019 for my first Fringe!  Doing seven shows in six days, all at the Rob Roy Hotel, 106 Halifax St South Adelaide. Tuesday 12th March: Physics in the Pub  (booked out)     Wednesday 13 March - Solo Show The Most Amazing Planet in the Universe - an Astronomer's Ode to Earth … Continue reading Adelaide Fringe shows!

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A Song of Sustainability

A highlight of my shows is singing the wonderful words of Katie Goodman from Broad Comedy. Here I am doing it in Sustainable Stand Up, Canberra, August 2017. Language warning folks! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ek99OAox6Ec It seems to inspire, crowd touch their hearts and set them singing. Will it change the world? Let's all be unfuckers! Original by … Continue reading A Song of Sustainability

Using antimatter to find weirdo supernovae

Fiona Panther is searching out galaxy for antimatter - no it's not science fiction, she's after anti - electrons, called positrons. It'll help her to study supernovae - exploding stars. https://youtu.be/qDCMuhTXo_Y Fi is a PhD student at ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Mt Stromlo. Filmed at Physics in the Pub, 2016, Smith's Alternative. … Continue reading Using antimatter to find weirdo supernovae

How twisting a belt explains the Universe

Quantum physics is all about the simplest things in the universe. Matter - electrons and quarks (which make up neutrons and protons), and interactions - photons, forces etc. The difference between the two is a simple rotation. It's secret quantum mechanics knowledge, says head of ANU Dept of Quantum Physics, Professor Craig Savage. Here he … Continue reading How twisting a belt explains the Universe