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Talk Hay Festival - Jim Al-Khalili- The British Pugwash Lecture: The World According To Physics

Hay Festival - Jim Al-Khalili- The British Pugwash Lecture: The World According To Physics

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Genre: Event with live subtitles

Synopsis

Where does fundamental physics research stand today? Are we closing in on a theory of everything or is the true nature of reality still a mystery? Based on his latest book, Jim Al-Khalili takes us on entertaining tour of modern physics: what we know about the universe and what we have yet to figure out.

Jim Al-Khalili OBE FRS is a quantum physicist, author and broadcaster and one of the best-known science communicators in Britain. He holds a Distinguished Chair in Physics at the University of Surrey where he teaches and conducts his research. He has written twelve books on popular science, between them translated into over twenty-six languages, as well as his first novel, Sunfall. He is a regular presenter of TV science documentaries and the long-running Radio 4 programme, The Life Scientific. He is a recipient of the Royal Society Faraday medal, the Institute of Physics Kelvin Medal and the Stephen Hawking Medal.

Event details

Thu 28 May 2020, 4:00pm

Live subtitles (remote) by Stagetext

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Venue details

Hay-on-Wye Festival
Dairy Meadows
Brecon Road
Hay on Wye
Wales
HR3 5PJ
The Arts Council
The Arts Council
The Arts Council