The discovery of the Higgs Boson was one of the greatest and most exciting discoveries of science – could you have made it too? Join the hunt for the higgs in this highly interactive comedy show where you the public are in charge of the Large Hadron Collider. Using a smartphone or tablet you will […]
Science London have joined forces with the Italian Cultural Institute to bring you two talks on what the recent detection of gravitational waves by the LIGO collaboration means for physics and science as a whole. Join us for two talks, followed by a Q&A and free drinks reception. Dr Ben Still is a multi-award winning […]
‘One day, Sir, you may tax it’: Faraday’s prescient quip when quizzed about the practical value of electricity in 1850 neatly demonstrates that advanced societies cannot afford to stifle scientific curiosity for its own sake – a powerful if serendipitous driver of technological and societal progress. It will be argued that fundamental research into astronomy, […]
Join the New Scientist for a special day long event aimed at non-expert, particle physic curious. As you read this billions of neutrinos from the sun are passing through your body, antimatter is sprouting from your dinner and the core of your being is a chaotic mess of particles known only as quarks and gluons… If the Higgs Boson […]
Kruti Shrotri questions whether we’ll ever be able to communicate faster than the speed of light.
UCL’s festival of astronomy, cosmology, astrobiology and particle physics will feature exhibits, practical demonstrations, telescopes looking at the Sun, Moon and the planets Venus and Jupiter (whether permitting) – not to mention, lectures on the Rosetta comet mission, the Large Hadron Collider and the ALMA array of telescopes.
The University of the Third Age once again teams up with the Ri for an afternoon of fascinating science talks.