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Events where you can hear and meet popular science writers are listed below... (if you are looking for a speaker at your venue, check out our details of authors giving talks and interactive events in schools and colleges)
|17 May 2012 afternoon tea slot (time tba)||The Universe Inside You||Brian Clegg||Kenilworth Festival - Parochial Hall, Kenilworth|
|Popular science author Brian Clegg will be talking about his new book The Universe Inside You - discovering how your own body can be a laboratory for exploring all of science. See website for details.|
|3 June 2012 11.30am||Paradox: the nine great enigmas in science||Jim Al-Khalili||Wales Stage, Hay Festival, Hay on Wye|
|Author and broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili looks at how a cat can be both alive and dead, how Achilles could never beat a tortoise in a race and 7 other paradoxes of science. A fascinating explanation of some of the most profound ideas in human knowledge. Talk and Q&A followed by signing. Tickets £6.25 from the festival website.|
|17 June 2012 4.30pm||Paradox: the nine great enigmas in science||Jim Al-Khalili||EDF Energy Area, Gardens of Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham Festival|
|Author and broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili looks at how a cat can be both alive and dead, how Achilles could never beat a tortoise in a race and 7 other paradoxes of science. A fascinating explanation of some of the most profound ideas in human knowledge. Talk and Q&A followed by signing. Booking on website or 0844 880894 .|
|27 June 2012 6.30pm||An evening with Professor Jim Al-Khalili||Jim Al-Khalili||Waterstones Oxford at the Museum of the History of Science, Broad Street|
|Join us at the beautiful Museum Of The History of Science for a canít miss evening with one of our greatest minds, the hugely popular Professor and TV presenter Jim Al Khalili. Jim will be talking about his new book Paradox, that unravels some of the greatest enigmas and mysteries in science. The doors will open at 6pm; Jim will be signing books after his talk. Tickets: £4 or £2 with Waterstones Loyalty Card. For further details tel: 01865 790212|
|30 June 2012 9.30-3.30||Secrets of Popular Science Writing||Brian Clegg||St Johns Innovation Centre, Cowley, Road Cambridge.|
|Science writer Brian Clegg, has written The Universe Inside You and How to Build a Time Machine, following Inflight Science, published in 2011, which was Times Book of the Week, among other successful poular science books. He will begin the day with a talk on writing about and selling science writing and segue into an interactive workshop including pitches for books and article from participants. £145 including lunch. Details and booking from the website.|
|17 January 2013 7.30pm||Build Your Own Time Machine||Brian Clegg||Trowbridge Library, Wiltshire|
|The most amazing thing about time travel is that there is nothing in the laws of physics that prevents it. In this engaging talk, author Brian Clegg looks at the possibilities for actual time travel, exploring special and general relativity along the way. Tickets from the library, or call 01225 761171 to reserve.|
Looking for a talk for your school or college? Check out our details of authors giving talks and interactive events in schools and colleges.
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