Events

Science(ish) – Rick Edwards & Michael Brooks at New Scientist Live

ExCeL London

September 28, 2017

10:30am

Hollywood’s science is more important than you think.

Can we resurrect dinosaurs, Jurassic Park-style? Are we living in The Matrix’s digital simulation? Do aliens with acid blood exist somewhere in the universe? Will we ever go back and visit 1955? And just why were the original Planet of the Apes movies so terrible?

In their award-winning podcast Science(ish), Rick Edwards and Michael Brooks confront all the questions that your favourite movies provoke.

Drawing inspiration from a number of their own favourites, this discussion will examine why Hollywood’s take on technology should be praised for starting the scientific, moral and ethical conversations we all need to have.

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Location

Engineering Theatre, ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL