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Talk Inspiring science books of 2017 with Brian Cox

Inspiring science books of 2017 with Brian Cox

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Genre: Event with live subtitles


Join Professor Brian Cox as the Royal Society looks at the best science writing of 2017, and announce this year’s winning book.

Explore the shortlist from the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize and discover the most inspirational popular science books and authors of the year. Selected from hundreds of entries, our six shortlisted books tackle some of life’s biggest questions ranging from human enhancement and gender identity to the evolution of intelligent life. Gain insight into the latest scientific thinking and learn about the complexity of the ecosystems inside us, the puzzling concept of infinity or the current struggles in Alzheimer’s research.  

The event discussion, hosted by Professor Brian Cox, features some of the inspiring authors behind these literary works. Take your questions to the panel to learn about their influences, and how a good science book can have the power to change lives. 

Kindly supported by Insight Investment.

Attending this event

  • Free to attend
  • Seats allocated on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Doors open at 6pm
  • This event may be popular, and entry cannot be guaranteed

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Event details

Tue 19 Sep 2017, 6:30pm

Live subtitling

Venue details

The Royal Society (Cox)
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
The Arts Council
The Arts Council
The Arts Council