Alien Revolution  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 8TH SEPTEMBER 2013

ADDRESS
, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
 
 
Dates:
  until 
 
OPENING TIMES
10am-4.30pm
 
PRICES
Free
 

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Alien RevolutionSince Copernicus' displacement of Earth as the centre of the universe, many people, from scientists to clergymen, have considered an infinite universe and the possible inhabitants of other planets. Alien Revolution will explore the development of our opinion on aliens, in both science and culture, and how it has influenced religion, literature, philosophy, art and film. The exhibition is part of the Royal Observatory's Alien Season, which includes planetarium shows, public talks, workshops, sci-fi movie screenings and courses.

 

About Royal Observatory Greenwich

This museum of time and space was built by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675. It marks the site of the Greenwich or Prime Meridian - the base point for World Time and the site of Longitude 0. If you time it right, you can watch the timeball drop at 13:00 each day. More about Royal Observatory Greenwich

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North Greenwich Tube Station
 
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Railway Stations

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Maze Hill Railway Station
 
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Greenwich Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DATES  16th September 2017 to 22nd July 2018
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
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Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
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DATES  Wednesday 14th February 2018
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
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