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In the first of the three annual CHRISTMAS LECTURES space doctor, Kevin Fong, explores and probes second by second what it takes to ‘Lift off’ into space.
In the third and final of the 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES, space doctor Kevin Fong explores the 'The next frontier' of human space travel.
Inspired by Alexander Graham Bell, Danielle George attempts to beam a special guest into the theatre via hologram, using the technology found in a mobile phone.
Inspired by fellow Geordie inventor Joseph Swan, Danielle George attempts to play a computer game on the windows of a skyscraper using hundreds of light bulbs.
Inspired by the Royal Institution’s very own Michael Faraday, Danielle George attempts to use simple motors to construct the world’s greatest robot orchestra.
Chris Bishop explores the extraordinary world of the silicon chip.
In his second lecture Chris Bishop reveals the state-of-the-art in computer interaction.
Chris Bishop examines how software affects nearly every aspect of our lives
Chris Bishop explores what it takes to create computer intelligence.
Chris Bishop deconstructs the complexities of the 'web'.
What connects creating the perfect tasting ice cream with bringing people back to life after cryogenic freezing?
What connects the sticky plaster with replacing damaged parts of our bodies?
What connects the trainers on your feet to a jumbo jet flying 40,000 feet up in the air?
For his final lecture, Charles Taylor explores electronic instruments and muses on whether they may one day replace traditional ones.
In the fourth lecture, Charles Taylor takes a look at the development and science behind wind instruments.
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