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'Talking Science' in Swindon

What is Talking Science?

Talking Science is a series of popular science lectures that take place around STFC sites across the country. They offer a chance to hear about and discuss some of the hottest areas of science with some of the leading experts. You don't need to be an expert or even a scientist to come, they're aimed at everyone.

When is it happening?

Thursday 24th May 2012 - 6.00pm

'How alien invaders can change governments: The dangers of fast neutrons to advanced electronics'
Dr Chris Frost - STFC ISIS

What connects the cosmos, the observation of a 19th Century solar flare, the internet, a Belgian voting machine, aircraft autopilots and a natural 'rain' that contains no water? The answer to this question, and how a major facility at STFC's Rutherford Appleton Laboratory is taking up the challenge presented by this answer, will be revealed in this talk.

Where are the talks held?

The talk will be held at STFC Headquarters, Polaris House Swindon. View a map of how to get to Polaris House (link opens in a new window).

How do I book?

  • by completing our online booking form; or
  • by telephoning 01793 442 025; or
  • by emailing the STFC Events Team (please ensure that you include your full name, address, telephone number and the number of people in your party

Attendance is free but places must be booked in advance.

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