RI EventsFri, 30 Oct 2020 02:00:14 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on Fri, 30 Oct 2020 02:00:14 +0000 Our building is currently closed to the public but we have lots of online events for you to enjoy from everywhere in the world. "https://www.rigb.org/ Tuesday 03 November - Computation and the fundamental theory of physics https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/november/public-stephen-wolfram-talk Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Stephen Wolfram will discuss his bold effort to build a fundamental theory of all of physics.]]>
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 13:46:08 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/november/public-stephen-wolfram-talk
Thursday 05 November - How can climate models help us respond to climate change? https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/november/public-climate-models Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Vicky Pope will describe what goes into a cutting-edge climate model and how it helps us respond to climate change.]]>
Tue, 20 Oct 2020 12:20:03 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/november/public-climate-models
Monday 09 November - Fiction Lab - November 2020 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/november/public-fiction-lab-nov-2020 Royal Institition 7.00pm start

Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.]]>
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 17:02:36 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/november/public-fiction-lab-nov-2020
Tuesday 10 November - X + Y: A mathematician's manifesto for rethinking gender https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/november/public-eugenia-cheng-talk Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Eugenia Cheng draws on the insights of higher-dimensional mathematics to reveal a transformative new way of talking about the patriarchy, mansplaining and sexism.]]>
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 11:49:12 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/november/public-eugenia-cheng-talk
Thursday 12 November - The puzzle of language https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/november/public-the-puzzle-of-language Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Alex Bellos explores the world's alphabets and languages through the medium of puzzles.]]>
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 11:55:42 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/november/public-the-puzzle-of-language
Thursday 19 November - The human cosmos https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/november/public-the-human-cosmos Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

In this talk, Jo Marchant discusses her new book ‘The Human Cosmos’. Jo explores our historical fascination with the cosmos and how new technology might be changing our relationship with the night sky. ]]>
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 11:55:59 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/november/public-the-human-cosmos
Tuesday 24 November - The return of the million dollar equations https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/november/public-the-return-of-the-million-dollar-equations Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Tom Crawford returns and explores the remaining Millennium Prize Problems, worth $1m to anyone that solves them]]>
Tue, 20 Oct 2020 16:59:48 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/november/public-the-return-of-the-million-dollar-equations
Thursday 26 November - The pattern seekers https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/november/public-the-pattern-seekers Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

In this talk, psychologist and world renowned autism expert Simon Baron-Cohen puts forward a bold new theory. From his book ‘The Pattern Seekers’ he discusses how humans can identify patterns, specifically ‘if-and-then’ patterns.]]>
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 11:58:57 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/november/public-the-pattern-seekers
Tuesday 01 December - First light: Switching on stars at the dawn of time https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/december/public-first-light Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Emma Chapman will tell us what happened after the Big Bang what it can teach us about the Universe today.]]>
Tue, 20 Oct 2020 16:31:52 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/december/public-first-light
Thursday 03 December - The art of rest https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/december/public-the-art-of-rest Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Claudia Hammond explains why rest matters, examines the science behind the results to establish what really works, and offers a roadmap for a new, more restful and balanced life.]]>
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 09:56:20 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/december/public-the-art-of-rest
Monday 14 December - Fiction Lab - December 2020 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/december/public-fiction-lab-dec-2020 Royal Institition 7.00pm start

Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.]]>
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 17:00:37 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/december/public-fiction-lab-dec-2020
Thursday 17 December - Dr Karl's strange science https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/december/public-dr-karl-2020 Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Dr Karl is back to discuss some very strange science facts. There will be an interactive quiz at the end where the audience will go head-to-head with Dr Karl. ]]>
Tue, 27 Oct 2020 15:36:20 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2020/december/public-dr-karl-2020