Christmas Lectures

Started by Michael Faraday in 1825, and now broadcast on national television every year, the CHRISTMAS LECTURES® are the UK's flagship science series.

The 2014 CHRISTMAS LECTURES will be broadcast on BBC Four at 8pm on 29, 30 and 31 December.

  • Prof Danielle George presenting 'The light bulb moment'

    Prof Danielle George presenting 'The light bulb moment'

    Credit: Paul Wilkinson
  • Photo of Danielle George

    Danielle George

    Credit: Paul Wilkinson
  • Life Fantastic, Christmas Lectures, Alison Woollard

    2013 CHRISTMAS LECTURES, Life Fantastic with Alison Woollard

    Credit: Paul Wilkinson
  • Mark Miodownik presents the CHRISTMAS LECTURES in 2010.

    Credit: Paul Wilkinson
  • Peter Wothers

    Magnesium burning in carbon dioxide, 2012 CHRISTMAS LECTURES

    Credit: Tim Mitchell

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