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The Royal Institution is the home of science in the heart of London, with a packed programme of accessible science for adults, children, families and schools.
Through talks in our world famous theatre, leading scientists and cultural commentators explore the latest amazing science and the way in which it shapes our lives.

04 February—18 February

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04.02.2019

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Tuesday 05 February

What is life?

Join Paul Davies as he lays out the foundations on how we can discover what life really is.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Monday 11 February

Rising sea level: The crisis on our doorstep

Join oceanographer and author John Englander who will highlight some surprising scientific aspects of sea level rise.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Fiction Lab - February 2019

Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.

When:

7.00pm start, Conversation Room

Type:

Talks

Tuesday 12 February

Why space itself is quantum in nature

Join Jim Baggott as he explores Loop Quantum Gravity.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Thursday 14 February

What is love?

Fancy a Valentine's day with a twist? Join us as we explore personal stories of love and the future of sexual companion robots.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Friday 15 February

Colliding worlds: particle physics to the rescue

Explore the exciting world of particle accelerators with Suzie Sheehy

When:

6.00pm to 7.15pm, The Theatre

Type:

Family and young people, Talks

Audience:

Ages 12+