Questacon founder Professor Mike Gore dies

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated January 8 2022 - 7:45am, first published 1:30am
Professor Mike Gore at Questacon in 2015 before he was made an officer of the Order of Australia. Picture: Rohan Thomson

Professor Mike Gore, the founding director of Questacon who passionately believed in taking science into the community and inspiring curiosity by letting people get hands-on with experiments, has died. He was 87.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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