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18 October 2019

Talks@Willoughby presents Dr Karl’s Random Road Trip Through Science

Friday 8 November 2019, 4pm to 5pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse
Lower Ground, 409 Victoria Ave, Chatswood
FREE event

The intrepid Dr Karl Kruszelnicki AM, Australia's favourite science guru, will take you on a free technikolour trip through science at Chatswood Library on Friday 8 November 2019 from 4pm to 5pm.

His new full-colour book Dr Karl’s Random Road Trip through Science is packed with scintillating stories as well as funny and clever illustrations, and continues Dr Karl’s mission to track down all the awesome stories in and of the universe.

  • Why do wombats poo cubes?
  • Do fish drink water?
  • What nearly destroyed humanity on Halloween 2015?
  • How do you use an incinerating toilet?

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki AM loves science to pieces, and has been spreading the word in print, TV, radio and online for more than thirty years. The author of 45 books, Dr Karl is a lifetime student with degrees in physics and mathematics, biomedical engineering, medicine and surgery. He has worked as a physicist, labourer, roadie for bands, car mechanic, filmmaker, biomedical engineer, taxi driver, TV weatherman, and medical doctor at the Children's Hospital in Sydney.

Since 1995, he has been the Julius Sumner Miller Fellow at the University of Sydney. Every week Dr Karl does eight-or-so radio Q&A science shows on ABC radio, triple j and the BBC.

Constant Reader Bookshop will provide copies of the author’s book for sale on the day.

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