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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.

09 May—23 May

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09.05.2019

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Thursday 09 May

The physics of black holes

Join astronomer Chris Impey as he explores the most extreme objects in the Universe, black holes.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

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Talks

Friday 10 May

The death of reason: How advertising works

Rory Sutherland will use case studies form the world's biggest brands to reveal our understanding of 'psycho-logic'.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Monday 13 May

What works: The science of education

Find out more about ‘what works’ to improve teaching and learning with a panel of experts.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Fiction Lab - May 2019

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

When:

7.00pm start, Demonstration Room

Type:

Talks

Monday 20 May

The adventures of Alexander von Humboldt

Explore the life of an intrepid explorer and the most famous scientist of his age, Alexander von Humboldt.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks