What can the humble soap molecule teach us about the origins of life? Join Anna Wang, a researcher at UNSW Sydney's School of Chemistry, to learn about research on how simple building blocks including soap can self-assemble into primitive synthetic cells, and what this behaviour could mean for the origins of cell-based life on Earth and its potential to happen elsewhere in the universe.
This free event is part of Inspiring Australia's Talking Science library speaker series for Sydney Science Festival in National Science Week
Location: Strathfield Library & Information Service, 65-67 Rochester St, Homebush, NSW 2140
UNSW x SYDNEY SCIENCE FESTIVAL
This talk is by a UNSW Sydney researcher presenting for National Science Week.
The 2019 UNSW program of events includes talks, tours and events that will reveal the science that blows your mind – from an unexpected method to measure dark matter to the feminist history of the internet. See the full program.