A century of symmetry discovered: a crystallographer’s tale (Friday Evening Discourse)

8.00pm to 9.15pm, Friday 31 January

Faraday Theatre

The Royal Institution of Great Britain GB United Kingdom W1S 4BS 21 Albemarle Street London

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  • Symmetry in nature
    Credit: Jon Sullivan


Guest £17


Associates £12


Free to Members, Faraday Members and Fellows

Event description

The scientific legacy of W.H. and W. L. Bragg, both former Directors of the Ri, is both wide ranging and of crucial significance to modern scientific thought. Judith Howard will discuss the concepts of symmetry, which are not exclusive to crystallography, but are embedded deep in its mathematical foundations and essential to the application of Bragg’s Law in the solution of crystal structures.

This Discourse is the 2014 Bragg Lecture.

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If you haven't been before, please note that Friday Evening Discourses are traditional events that date back to 1825. With that in mind, many attendees like to wear smart evening dress, though this is not a requirement.

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