In conversation with Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

When Galaxies Collide


Lisa Harvey-Smith

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

Science

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Lisa Harvey-Smith

Lisa Harvey-Smith

Astronomer, black-hole wrangler and author of When Galaxies Collide (Melbourne University Publishing), Lisa Harvey-Smith knows a thing or two about the universe. She is a popular television presenter and a star of ABC TV's spectacular science series Stargazing Live.  Lisa has a Masters in Physics and a PhD in astrophysics, but don't hold that against her - she is a down-to-earth and talented communicator who brings her mind-bending subject alive.

Lisa won the 2016 Eureka Prize for Science Communication and the CSIRO Chairman's Medal as part of the team building the world's most powerful telescope.

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Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

Dr Karl’s media career spans more than 30 years, talking about Science in newspapers, radio, TV and books — 43 to date. His accolades range from the Ig Nobel Prize from Harvard University for his groundbreaking research into belly button fluff, to being one of Australia’s 100 National Living Treasures. Since 1995, he has been the Julius Sumner Miller Fellow at the University of Sydney.


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