One of the greatest tragedies in history commemorates its centenary this year but how much do we actually know about the sinking of the Titanic? On Tuesday 26 June, RiAus, in association with the South Australian Maritime Museum, will explore the science behind the sinking and rediscovery of the most famous ... Continue Reading »
What went wrong on that fateful night in April 1912? Science has surrounded the tragedy of the RMS Titanic from its early construction to its recent rediscovery. As the largest passenger steamship of its day, the Titanic was an engineering feat that used cutting edge technology and expertise. Its design even ... Continue Reading »
Current Art Exhibition:
When: Starts on Friday 15 February 2013 & ends Tuesday 11 June 2013.
Illuminations comprises an ongoing collection of portraits of scientists, each highlighting the work of that individual as a part of the greater project of science. We live in a society deeply indebted to the work of scientists, yet their presence in the public consciousness is mostly eclipsed by sports ... Read More »