Star Trek: Fact and fiction

7.00pm to 8.30pm, Thursday 8 September

The Theatre

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

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  • Jamie Gallagher sits on the bridge of the Enterprise.

    Credit: Jamie Gallagher


Standard £14


Concession £10


Discounts for Members

Event description

It’s been half a century since the original series first aired and the Starship Enterprise beamed into our lives. Now 50 years on join us for a celebration of Star Trek as a panel of scientists, science communicators and star trek fans sort the fact from the fiction of this iconic show.

About the speakers

Jamie Gallagher is an award winning scientist and science communicator. He will be joined by a brilliant and interdisciplinary panel of star trek fans, including medical doctor Harriet Bedell Pearce, science communicator Karl Byrne, neuroscientist Aldo Faisal, mathematician Katie Steckles and biologist and TV presenter Simon Watt.

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