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In 1800, someone took the temperature of a rainbow. This story isn’t as strange as it sounds because that ‘someone’ was not the sort of person to look for a pot of gold, but a scientist called William Herschel.
 
 

A podcast by Anna Goodman, neuroscientist, and Ruth Bancewicz asking what we can find out from studying neurological disease. How has Anna found a way to fit family life and career together, and how do both of those aspects of life complement her faith and role in the church?

 

Allan Day Memorial Lecture

Date: Saturday 19 November

Time: 7.30 pm

Topic: Faith: What's in a Word?

Speakers:

  • James Garth - Fellow, ISCAST: Christians in Science & Technology
  • Meredith Doig - President, Rationalist Society of Australia
  • Robert Martin - Director, City Bible Forum Melbourne
  • Michael Clarke - Head of School of Life Sciences, Professor of Zoology, La Trobe University (Chair)

 

Nuclear fusion energy has been heralded as the answer to the global energy crisis, a virtually endless – and cleaner – source of power that will last several generations.
 
 
 
Have you ever had that slightly disturbing experience of arriving at work and realising that you have very little recollection of how you got there?

 

 

The assumption that science and religion are in conflict is a view that never diminishes.

Many assume that modern science has rendered religious explanations irrelevant, and some go further to say that science alone can answer all of the questions of life.

 
How would you know that a person was a person, if they didn’t come in human form? This is one of the questions that David Lahti, Professor of Biology at Queens College in New York, asked in his lecture on Biology and Personhood at the Faraday Institute this summer.

 

Dates: Thusday 24 - Friday 25 November 2016

Topic: Fine-tuning, the Multiverse and Life Workshop
 
Venue: The Sydney Nanoscience Hub, School of Physics,University of Sydney
 
 

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