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Royal Institution Christmas Lecture 2017

Royal Institution Christmas Lecture 2017

I'll be  tuning into the CHRISTMAS LECTURES at 8pm on BBC Four tonight as chemist Professor Saiful Islam explores one of humankind’s biggest challenges: how to generate and store energy. With guest appearances from Christmas Lecturers past, Saiful will lead us on an...

Royal Institution Christmas Lectures 2011

Just a quick reminder that the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures start this evening on BBC4 at 20:00 and then continue for the next two nights at the same time.  This year the theme is the human brian.  I'll be sitting down with the family after dinner to watch...

Why elephants don’t dance.

With just 5 days to go until Christmas and with most of the preparation out of the way its time to focus on relaxing for a few days.  One of my husbands Christmas traditions which dates back to his school days is sitting down to watch the Royal Institution Christmas...