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Dr Graham Walker

Joining this year’s festival is Australian science show performer Dr Graham Walker. Presented with the support of Cooke Howlison Toyota, Walker’s mind-bending science shows include launching marshmallows out of a vacuum cleaner, making rockets from common household items, and attempting to persuade water to defy gravity.Dr Graham Walker

A research fellow at the Australian National Centre for Public Awareness of Science at the Australian National University and one of just two people worldwide to hold a PhD in science show performance, Walker has been performing his science shows for the past 13 years. His unique brand of high-energy delivery and amazing science shows regularly thrill audiences around the world.

Walker says his shows will be full of action and interaction! “I love to share science with people - show them the astonishing things you can do with weird substances like liquid nitrogen, but also make them appreciate that science is something they encounter everyday - you can do extraordinary science with ordinary stuff. The show will be full of fun, audience involvement, stuff people can try at home... and a fair bit they shouldn't!”

Festival director Chris Green is thrilled to have such incredible talent involved this year, showing off the variety of places science can take you.

 

Don't miss these events with Dr Graham Walker (click on the photo or "More" for details):

 22 Oct 1919 until 27 Oct 1919


 22 Oct 1919 until 27 Oct 1919