The Future of Space TravelTue 28 Aug, 11.15am
ACMI Cinema 1
Will we ever live on Mars, or maybe another planet we haven't discovered yet? Are these planets even ours to claim? Explore the mechanics and ethics of space travel with biologist and researcher Upulie Divisekera and science-lover Alicia Sometimes. With Charles T Gray.
Upulie Divisekera is a doctoral candidate, science communicator, and space advocate based in Melbourne. She has conducted research in nanotechnology, cancer immunotherapies and biology. Her writing has been published in The Guardian, Sydney Morning Herald, Crikey and The Lifted Brow.
Charles T Gray is a proud mathbassador for the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute’s Choose Maths program. Being a math-talking-doing-advocate grrrl is a relatively new career development, after twenty years working as a classically-trained pianist. She now thinks of herself as a data detective who tells stories with data.
Alicia Sometimes is a writer and broadcaster. She is passionate about science, art and football. She is one-sixth of ABC podcast The Outer Sanctum. Sometimes co-edited From the Outer: Footy Like You’ve Never Heard It and A Footy Girl’s Guide alongside Nicole Hayes.