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Looking for a stimulating way to spend your Valentine's evening? Join non-fiction writer Laura Mucha and lecturer in Artificial Intelligence, Kate Devlin, as they debate the heart of the matter with What is Love? at the Royal Institution. Author of Love Factually, Laura explores love by combining academic research with interviews she has conducted with hundreds of strangers. Senior Lecturer at King's College London, Kate investigates how people interact with technology ie she knows a lot about sex robots. Whether you're on a first date, flying solo or a couple wanting to get out of the house, this event is sure to spark some heart shaped debate.

 

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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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