Pint of Science Festival 2018

On 14 and 16 May, researchers from the School of Physics and Astronomy will be taking part in the annual Pint of Science event, an international festival that brings together scientists and the public in the informal atmosphere of a local pub.

Getting up Close to the Sun — on 14 May at 7:30 pm in the Horseshoe, 24 Clarkenwell Close, London EC1R 0AG, Prof. David Burgess will describe the Parker Solar Probe and its mission to carry out the closest exploration of the Sun ever attempted. Tickets are £4 each and can be booked here.

Hidden Dimensions, and A Zoo of Particles — on 16 May at 7:30 pm, also in the Horseshoe, Prof. David Berman will reveal how string theory leads us to suspect that our world has hidden dimensions of space; and Dr Marcella Bona will describe the latest picture of the fundamental particles that make up the world around us and how facilities like the Large Hadron Collider enable us to probe ever further into the detail. Tickets are £4 each and can be booked here.