7.00pm to 8.30pm, Wednesday 25 March
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Physics is a crucially important science that tells us about the Universe and the nature of reality itself.
This talk explores the fundamental concepts of space, time, energy, and matter, and describes the three pillars of modern physics, quantum theory, relativity, and thermodynamics.
Join Jim Al-Khalili for the most profound insights revealed by modern physics.
Jim Al-Khalili has presented The Life Scientific on Radio 4 since 2011. Although his ‘day job’ is as an academic professor of physics at the University of Surrey, where he also has a chair in the public engagement in science, he has achieved wider prominence as a public scientist, author and broadcaster. He has fronted a number of radio and television documentaries, mainly on BBC4, including Chemistry: A Volatile History, which was nominated for a BAFTA in 2010.
The doors will open at approximately 6.30pm, with a prompt start at 7.00pm. There will be time for questions after the talk.
Latecomers will be admitted into the gallery.
Copies of Jim's book, 'The World According to Physics', will be available for purchase and signing after the talk.
The theatre is on the first floor and there is step-free access from the street via lift.
The closest underground station is Green Park, which is step-free.
There is space at floor level in the theatre for wheelchair users.
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