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!
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
Quickly updated my Dr Phil Live page, and realised I have a busy few months across four cities! COMING UP... Wednesday May 9: Colliding Stars, Quantum Particles and Hawking's Black Hole Legacy (Physics in the Pub) - Smiths Alternative, Canberra Friday May 11: Colliding Black Holes, Quasiparticles and a low energy future (Physics in the … Continue reading Workin’ like a gherkin
The amazing Dr Kiara Bruggeman gets all Dr Seuss with her rhyme about her PhD research to develop a bandaid for the brain. Previously she won FameLab people's choice award with this piece. https://youtu.be/mZ-bmN7RMc0 Filmed at Health and Medical in the Pub at Smiths Alternative in Canberra. Supported by National Science Week ACT, ANU … Continue reading Would you let me put drugs in your brain?
Nanoscience could be the key to repairing injuries or diseases in the brain, says Dr Vini Gautam in her amazing talk as part of Science in the Pub Canberra. https://youtu.be/NblANNY9eQQ
Professor Rod Boswell from ANU shows off a nanosatellite and explains how they are revolutionising the space industry. https://youtu.be/jfPAGWG34cc
From Physics in the Pub 2016, a great set from Leon Twardy about sound waves, how microphones work, and how an acoustic guitar steals energy from the future. https://youtu.be/35uZ34Ri168
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
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
Why was Pluto demoted? Even after the successful flypast in 2015, he was still not reinstated. Sing along and help him get back in with the big boys. https://youtu.be/kz0VM43zSDQ (... just a hint... he's got no chance)