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Talk Bakerian Lecture 2019

Bakerian Lecture 2019

The Royal Society

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Genre: Lecture with live speech-to-text


The Bakerian Lecture 2019 is given by Professor Edward Hinds FRS.

Modern research instruments can measure spectacularly small changes of length, time or energy. They use the quantum behaviour of atoms and light to achieve their extraordinary sensitivity. These devices help scientists to learn more about the very smallest of things – for example the shape of the electron - and also the very large – for example how the universe began. 

Now, the same types of instruments are starting to benefit society more generally. This Quantum Technology promises new capabilities ranging across IT security, navigation, medical imaging, mineral detection, simulation of complex systems, and many others topics.

In this lecture Professor Edward Hinds will explain what quantum behaviour is, and how these research instruments work. Professor Hinds will discuss the current state of quantum science, and the prospects for transforming society through the emergence of quantum technology.

The lecture will be webcast live and the video recording will be available shortly after the event.

This event will have live subtitles by Stagetext working with MyClearText.


Event details

Tue 19 Mar 2019, 6:30pm

Live subtitling & live streaming by MyClearText

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