Periodic success

6.00pm to 7.15pm, Thursday 19 February

The Theatre

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

This event has already taken place


Standard £12

Concession £8

Associate £6

Free to Members, Faraday Members and Fellows

Event description

The periodic table has been an emblem of science for over 100 years. Explosions, poisonings, space exploration and novelty Victoria parlour games are all contained within the chemist's favourite poster.

Join chemical physicist and material scientist Jamie Gallagher, and geek songstress Helen Arney, on a guided tour of the most famous of scientific images.

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About the speaker

Jamie Gallagher is a science communicator and part-time comic, touring the country with his own science shows while also working as the public engagement officer at the University of Glasgow

He appears on BBC radio, has performed for Bright Club and speaks at various science festivals and comedy shows around the UK.

Helen Arney is a self-professed geek songstress, who writes maths and science-inspired comedy songs and performs across the UK.


This event will be filmed and availble to watch on the Ri Channel a few weeks after it has finished.

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