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The Royal Institution is the home of science in the heart of London, with a packed programme of accessible science for adults, children, families and schools.
Through talks in our world famous theatre, leading scientists and cultural commentators explore the latest amazing science and the way in which it shapes our lives.

05 July—19 July

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05.07.2019

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Monday 08 July

The conversation: A generalist AI

How far are we from creating Artificial General Intelligence – a machine that could successfully perform any intellectual task that a human being can?

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Fiction Lab - July 2019

Jennifer Rohn of Lablit.com hosts the monthly book club dedicated to great fiction books with a science theme.

When:

7.00pm start, Library

Type:

Talks

Wednesday 10 July

ExpeRience: The science of music

Join us as we explore the science of sound and music with talks and hands-on science demos and activities.

When:

6.00pm to 10.00pm, The Theatre

Type:

Patrons, Talks

Sunday 14 July

Family Masterclass: Anamorphic Art AM (age 7–12)

Explore the mathematics behind changing 2D pictures into 3D and vice versa in this family Masterclass, aimed at 7–12 year-olds with their families.

When:

10.30am to 12.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Ages 7–12

Family Masterclass: Anamorphic Art PM (age 7–12)

Explore the mathematics behind changing 2D pictures into 3D and vice versa in this family Masterclass, aimed at 7–12 year-olds with their families.

When:

1.30pm to 3.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Ages 7–12

Monday 15 July

An introduction to particle physics (short course)

Dr Harry Cliff presents a six part introduction to the world of particle physics in a repeat of his sucessful short course

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm (every Monday)

Type:

Short courses

Tuesday 16 July

The science of banknotes

Join us to explore how science will be celebrated on the final note in the first series to be issued on polymer.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Wednesday 17 July

Hearts and minds: The science of behaviour change

Join a panel of experts as they explore the science of behaviour change.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks