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Imagining the past, remembering the future: Charles Fernyhough at the Royal Institution

Charles Fernyhough wrote one of my favourite popular science books, The Baby in the Mirror, a moving account of his daughter Athena’s first three years; he also gave an equally interesting talk based on the book at the Royal Institution … Continue reading

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Claudia Hammond: Time Warped at the Royal Institution

My son was due back from a college trip to Brussels this evening, supposedly at about 8 o’clock, but I was just getting ready to go out when he rang and asked me to pick him up as they had … Continue reading

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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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The strange friendship of Wolfgang Pauli and Carl Jung: When physics met psychology

Arthur I Miller is Emeritus Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at UCL and has an interest in creativity – an earlier book is Einstein, Picasso: Space, Time and the Beauty That Causes Havoc, which shows how Einstein and … Continue reading

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