Review of Imperial’s annual science-comedy event BAHfest, where outrageously funny and ridiculous ideas are discussed in scientific terms
Date night suggestion: clever comedy and dead things in jars. Two favourites come together as the Grant Museum of Zoology hosts an Animal Showoff.
With an Einstein impersonator and a silent disco, this is one of the best ‘Lates’ in the city
Lottie Dodwell reviews an explosive bonfire-themed late event at the Royal Institution.
Jamie Brown reviews the Secret late event at London’s little-known Horniman Museum.
Find out what’s wrong with your favourite featherless dinosaur from this summer’s blockbuster.
Sophie Walsh goes back to her roots, exploring the UK’s top veterinary school as it opens its doors to the public.
Greta Keenan reviews a life drawing event with a pathological twist.
Samuel Lickiss reviews an unsettling exploration of science and history in our oceans’ mysterious depths.
Ian Sillett reads about a momentous clash between two intellectual giants in 1922
Neil Stoker spends time as both visitor and assistant at Wellcome Collection’s current exhibition
70 years after Hiroshima, Fatema Kassamali on a book that documents how German physicists reacted, unaware they were being bugged
Neil Stoker contemplates the connection between the earth and humanity at Emily Young’s ongoing exhibition
Rachel David reviews Sean Martin’s ‘A Short History of Disease’
Neil Stoker finds out about how Project Daedalus is looking at creative ways to fuse two emerging technologies – drones and virtual reality – and is trying to get everyone involved
Neil Stoker gorges on a new book of Hubble images, and wonders how these extraordinary pictures have changed us
Rachel David puts on her plastic overshoes, and steps into the new Wellcome Collection exhibition on Forensics
Take a leap into 2052 and explore the terrifying genetic control under which the human race has befallen with Holly Cave’s first ever sci-fi book..
Science Communication events have become fairly prolific in the UK. Often in some edgy bar, usually with the same crowd of committed science fans. So it was (admittedly) with a little jadedness that I took myself last week to The Proud Archivist in East London for Cerebral Soiree, the latest offering from the London Brain […]
Connie Orbach and Nic Rae endure temptation at the Press Launch of Cravings, the new Science Museum show
Tom Stoppard’s play brings you into the life of a neuroscientist, exploring the philosophy behind the minds of scientists with incredible realism..
Who’s watching you when you surf the internet? Anne Petzold explores in Dataclysm, Christian Rudder’s new book
It’s IVF, Jim, but…. Mary Hagedorn is preserving coral biodiversity with giant condoms
London in turmoil in 2050: Kate Whittington and Connie Orbach review New Atlantis
As New Atlantis, the new immersive theatre experience gets ready to launch, Connie Orbach and Neil Stoker interview creative Producer Andy Franzkowiak about working with scientists, and engaging people at a deeper level with important scientific issues.
Kat Austen, chemist-turned-artist,tells us why she’s drowning little people in her bath in a new science-based immersive theatre experience
Eleanor Magson delves into the world of neuroanatomy in Henry Marsh’s fantastic new book.
What happens when author Will Self is persuaded to visit the Large Hadron Collider
50 Visions of Mathematics promises accessibility, relevance and beauty; Darius Nikbin checks it out.
“In the darkness of the womb our brains are soaked in a cocktail of sex hormones.” Bentley Crudgington reviews a book on the complexities and science of gender.