Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Science Week

I was a bit tired of the Doctor Who photo that's been sitting here for far too long. So I'm replacing it ... with more Doctor Who photos!

These were taken on the weekend at the CSIRO Discovery Centre. We were there for the Science Week activities, and had booked in for the Science of Doctor Who show.

It was a lot of fun, and the kids loved the show (as you can see, they went armed with sonic screwdrivers). The show involved a comedian (Rob Lloyd) and three 'serious' scientists - Allie Ford (astrophysicist/astrobiologist/astronomer, depending on the souce - maybe all of them), and physicists Martin White and David Jennens. They're all Doctor Who fans, and the group worked well together to make the science accessible for all ages. There was discussion of black holes, time travel, regeneration, life on other planets, sonic screwdrivers and plenty more, together with a lot of laughs.

Rob will be back in Canberra next year with his Who, Me show. Definitely one to look out for.