The aliens are coming!

7.00pm to 8.30pm, Thursday 4 February

The Theatre

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  • Artist's conception of Kepler-42

    Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech


Standard £14

Concession £10

Discounts for Ri Members

Event description

For millennia, we have looked up at the stars and wondered whether we are alone in the Universe. In the last few years, scientists have made huge strides towards answering that question. Comedian and bestselling science writer Ben Miller will be in conversation with Jim Al-Khalili, taking us on a fantastic voyage of discovery, from the beginnings of life on earth to the very latest search for alien intelligence.


Ben Miller is a science writer and comedian. After studying physics at Cambridge and beginning a PhD, he left to pursue a career in comedy. He is now half of one of Britain's most popular TV comedy duo, Armstrong & Miller, and a successful actor, but has always maintained a passionate interest in science. He maintains this interest through science writing.


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