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A ‘Hawk Eye’ on Science…

Ambassador John Berry shared the stage with a very special guest this month to help launch the new Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science at the Australian National University in Canberra. The much loved American actor turned science communicator, Alan Alda (that’s right, Hawk Eye from M.A.S.H!) was on hand to launch the ...
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Ambassador Berry’s Remarks at Opening of the Australian National Centre for Public Awareness of Science Building

Thank you Vice-Chancellor Schmidt. As an Australian-American astrophysicist and Nobel Prize laureate, I dare say that you are the embodiment of what brings us here today.  Americans – particularly the three Americans standing here with me right now – and Australians share an innate desire to improve the world by improving our understanding of it.  ...
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Ambassador Berry’s Remarks at Science in the Pub – March, 2016

(As prepared for delivery, March 7, 2016) As part of our countdown sequence for this evening, I invite everyone here to imagine traveling in outer space.  Imagine the distance, the speed, the immense horizon. Imagine the silence.  It is the stuff of fantasy turned reality. However, to travel the universe and to learn from it, ...
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