“Would the Earth be better off without us?”

Controversy! Science! Beer! It’s all there at *Club Cosmos*, our new ‘science in the pub’ event in Sydney where a panel of real live scientists debate the big issues. It’s a night of humour, stimulating discussion and door prizes. It’s the last one for the year, so don’t miss it!

The topic:* “Would the Earth be better off without us?”* The Panellists: Scott Rayburg, a fluvial geomorphologist and hydrologist at the University of Technology Sydney; Stephen Wroe, palaeontologist and palaeobiology expert at the University of UNSW; and David Warton, an ecological statistician also at University of UNSW. Chaired by Wilson da Silva, editor of COSMOS magazine. * * *24 November · 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm* *Location: Harlequin Inn, Top Floor bar, 152-156 Harris St, **Pyrmont* Map: http://is.gd/hy56t

There are $400 in prizes to give away including free subscriptions to COSMOS, DVDs, books, backpacks, t-shirts, mugs and baseball caps!

Brought to you by COSMOS and the Royal Institution of Australia. Made possible by a grant from the Council of Australasian Museum Directors with funding from the Science Connections Program of the Federal Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research.

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