Tag Archives: Matt Parker

Meet Your Brain: Bruce Hood’s Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures were started by Michael Faraday in 1825, and have been broadcast on television since 1966. The lecturer that year was Eric Laithwaite, and I was in the audience on a trip from my school (this … Continue reading

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Why Chocolate Melts and Jet Engines Don’t – Mark Miodownik’s Royal Institution Christmas Lecture

It was a bit of a rush last Thursday, getting to the Royal Institution in time for the recording of one of the 2010 Christmas Lectures – it was scheduled to start at 6pm but it was necessary to arrive … Continue reading

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