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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.

26 September—10 October

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26.09.2019

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Friday 27 September

There is no algorithm for truth (Discourse)

Tom Scott will explore how to deal with a world where view counts are often more important than truth.

When:

7.20pm to 8.45pm, The Theatre

Type:

Discourses, Talks

Sunday 29 September

Family Masterclass: Building bridges AM (age 7–12)

Explore the engineering behind bridges in this family Masterclass, aimed at ages 7–12 with their families.

When:

10.30am to 12.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–12

Family Masterclass: Building bridges PM (age 7–12)

Explore the engineering behind bridges in this family Masterclass, aimed at ages 7–12 with their families.

When:

1.30pm to 3.30pm

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Age 7–12

Monday 30 September

The Artist in the Machine: The World of AI-Powered Creativity

Join Arthur I Miller who will take us on a tour of creativity in the age of machines and how they may one day surpass us.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Wednesday 02 October

John Tyndall: Provocative Victorian Physicist

Sir Roland Jackson will discuss John Tyndall. In collaboration with the Institute of Physics.

When:

7.00pm to 9.30pm, The Conversation room

Type:

Talks

Monday 07 October

U3A at the Ri: Sun, CERN and the psychology of sorcery

U3A members and other members of the public join us at the Ri for an afternoon of talks on subjects ranging from how the sun effects us, the psychology of magic and particle physics. Tea and coffee included.

When:

1.45pm to 4.45pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Tuesday 08 October

Marine plastics: Is it too late to save our oceans?

Join a panel of experts as they explore if it really is too late to save our oceans.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks

Wednesday 09 October

Masters of Science: Madeline Lancaster

Join Madeline Lancaster in conversation with Clive Cookson as she discusses her pioneering research into neurological development and diseases of the brain.

When:

7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre

Type:

Talks