RI EventsSat, 10 Apr 2021 12:38:12 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on Sat, 10 Apr 2021 12:38:12 +0100 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/ Monday 12 April - Fiction Lab - April 2021 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/april/public-fiction-lab-april-2021 Royal Institition 7.00pm start

Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.]]>
Thu, 25 Feb 2021 12:35:37 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/april/public-fiction-lab-april-2021
Tuesday 13 April - Why trust science? https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/april/public-why-trust-science Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Join Naomi Oreskes as she explores what we need to consider when we want people to trust the science. ]]>
Wed, 10 Mar 2021 09:42:48 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/april/public-why-trust-science
Thursday 15 April - The disordered cosmos https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/april/public-the-disordered-cosmos Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Join Chanda Prescod-Weinstein on a journey into the world of particle physics and the cosmos]]>
Thu, 11 Mar 2021 14:54:05 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/april/public-the-disordered-cosmos
Tuesday 20 April - The next 500 years https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/april/public-the-next-500-years Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Join NASA geneticist Christopher E Mason as he argues we have a moral duty to explore other planets and solar systems]]>
Wed, 10 Mar 2021 09:54:54 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/april/public-the-next-500-years
Thursday 22 April - Prometheus missing: Critical materials and a circular transition https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/april/public-prometheus-missing-critical-materials-and-a-circular-transition Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Join David Peck as he explains what critical materials are and how a transition to a circular economy will ensure a sustainable future]]>
Fri, 12 Mar 2021 09:28:18 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/april/public-prometheus-missing-critical-materials-and-a-circular-transition
Tuesday 27 April - Rutherford, radioactivity and the future of physics https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/april/public-rutherford-and-radioactivity Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

The Cosmic Shambles Network are hosting a night at the Royal Institution to celebrate the 'Father of the Nuclear Age', Ernest Rutherford.]]>
Wed, 10 Mar 2021 10:28:18 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/april/public-rutherford-and-radioactivity
Thursday 29 April - Becoming an Astronaut https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/april/family-becoming-an-astronaut Royal Institition 5.00pm to 5.50pm

Join Dr Jackie Bell, mathematician, theoretical physicist and trainee pilot to explore what it takes to become an Astronaut.]]>
Wed, 10 Mar 2021 09:48:28 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/april/family-becoming-an-astronaut
Tuesday 04 May - The dreaming brain https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/public-the-dreaming-brain Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Join Mark Solms as he explores the mechanisms behind the dreaming brain and what they really mean. ]]>
Tue, 06 Apr 2021 11:19:24 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/public-the-dreaming-brain
Thursday 06 May - A new force of nature at the LHC? https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/public-a-new-force-of-nature-at-the-lhc Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Join a panel of experts to discuss the recent exciting findings from the LHCb experiment at CERN.]]>
Tue, 06 Apr 2021 11:21:49 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/public-a-new-force-of-nature-at-the-lhc
Monday 10 May - Fiction Lab - May 2021 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/public-fiction-lab-may-2021 Royal Institition 7.00pm start

Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.]]>
Thu, 25 Feb 2021 12:01:14 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/public-fiction-lab-may-2021
Tuesday 11 May - The beauty of chemistry https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/public-the-beauty-of-chemistry Royal Institition 12.30pm to 2.00pm

Science writer Philip Ball and artists Wenting Zhu and Yan Liang, will show you chemistry as it unfolds]]>
Thu, 08 Apr 2021 10:15:46 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/public-the-beauty-of-chemistry
Thursday 13 May - Handmade: a scientist’s search for meaning through making https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/public-handmade Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Material scientist Anna Ploszajski explores what generations of craftspeople have discovered from experimenting with various materials.]]>
Tue, 06 Apr 2021 11:25:08 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/public-handmade
Tuesday 18 May - Climate change: a risky business https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/public-climate-change-a-risky-business Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Join a panel of experts as they discuss the risks posed by climate change and what we can do to mitigate them.]]>
Tue, 06 Apr 2021 11:26:49 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/public-climate-change-a-risky-business
Thursday 20 May - For Your Inspiration: Making a Material Difference https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/family-for-your-inspiration-making-a-material-di Royal Institition 5.00pm to 5.50pm

Join Mark Miodownik and colleagues from UCL’s Institute of Making for an exploration into the amazing world of Materials Science. ]]>
Tue, 06 Apr 2021 11:31:06 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/family-for-your-inspiration-making-a-material-di
Tuesday 25 May - It’s not easy growing a supermassive black hole https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/public-supermassive-black-holes Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Join Rebecca Smethurst to find out more about these mysterious and massive astronomical objects.]]>
Tue, 06 Apr 2021 11:32:56 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/public-supermassive-black-holes
Thursday 27 May - Counterfactuals: the science of can and can't https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/public-counterfactuals Royal Institition 7.00pm to 8.30pm

Join physicist Chiara Marletto for a groundbreaking exploration of a radically different approach to physics.]]>
Tue, 06 Apr 2021 11:34:38 +0100 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/may/public-counterfactuals
Monday 14 June - Fiction Lab - June 2021 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/june/public-fiction-lab-june-2021 Royal Institition 7.00pm start

Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.]]>
Thu, 25 Feb 2021 12:08:52 +0000 https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/june/public-fiction-lab-june-2021