Christmas Lectures: The Modern Alchemist

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 15TH DECEMBER 2012

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11th December 2012 until 15th December 2012
 
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6pm on 11th, 13th & 15th Dec
 
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£35 for adults and £25 for 11-17 year olds
 

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This year's C hristmas Lectures series at the Royal Institution of Great Britain focuses on the theme of the chemistry of the world around us. Dr Peter Wothers is 'The Modern Alchemist' and, over three lectures, he will explore the elements of Air, Water and Earth - three of the original Greek elements that so fascinated alchemists for centuries. The first lecture, Air, will cover everything from the oxygen around us, the ozone gas in the atmosphere, greenhouse gasses and how these compounds hold the key to life on the planet. Water, the second lecture, will explore just how essential to life it is before the third and final lecture, Earth, which will take a deeper look at the rocks and materials that form planet Earth. Not surprisingly, this an unmissable series for those with a love of chemistry and it's also a great opportunity for those who wish to further educate themselves on the subject.

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About Royal Institution of Great Britain

Best known for its annual televised Christmas lectures, the RI is one of Britain's most famous science institutions and the place where famous scientists such as Humphry Davy, Michael Faraday, James Dewar and William and Lawrence Bragg - whose discoveries still impact our daily lives - have all been based. More about Royal Institution of Great Britain

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