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Science Festival 2020: Boom! Naked Scientists

Wednesday 11th March 2020 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Storey’s Field Centre

Eddington is taking part in the Cambridge Science Festival 2020, giving people opportunities to explore issues of scientific interest.

Join the Naked Scientists podcast for an explosive hour of Festival science fun featuring a host of sensational scientists, exciting experiments and demonstrations.

Eleanor Drinkwater: Beetle enthusiast doing research on woodlice personalities, Eleanor has recently been featured in a documentary about her expedition to the rainforests of French Guiana to study the behaviour of the titan beetle – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMb4MWqBT1Y&feature=youtu.be

David Rothery: volcano expert and professor of planetary geosciences at The Open University, David has advised on BBC science programmes including Stargazing Live and The Planets. Check out his recent TedX talk about Mercury here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZlPP0UphI0

Ljiljana Fruk: Chemist, advisor to the chefs, chocolate designer and expert on things at very small scales, Dr Ljiljana Fruk runs a bionano engineering research lab at Cambridge University. Check out Ljiljana Fruk’s recent TedX talk on the science of small things – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QgJIuT33w0

Giles Yeo: Cambridge University geneticist, obesity expert, author and BBC presenter, Dr Giles Yeo has presented BBC Horizon programmes and regularly features on Trust Me, I’m a Doctor –   https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/profiles/5l1TsXPHG8l8VMNGqN7B987/dr-giles-yeo

Plus, science comedian and Cambridge University physicist Francesca Chadha-Day from 7.45pm.

Doors open at 7.30pm and the event will be recorded for the Naked Scientists podcast.

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