Karl Byrne https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/aboutus/people/byrne.karl https://twitter.com/kjcbyrne https://www.linkedin.com/in/karl-byrne-10bb6336/ Dr Who is the longest running science fiction programme in the world, entertaining and terrifying children and adults alike for over 50 years! Mega fan Karl Byrne looked into the scientific possibilities behind travelling through time and space, regeneration and aliens with two hearts. https://youtu.be/fezY3VcDi3IRead more "The Science of Dr Who"
Professor Roberto Trotta http://robertotrotta.com/ https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/r.trotta https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertotrotta/?originalSubdomain=uk https://twitter.com/r_trotta Roberto Trotta is Visiting Gresham Professor of Cosmology and Professor of Astrostatistics at Imperial College London, currently on leave of absence to the International School of Advanced Studies in Trieste, Italy, where he is part of the senior leadership team establishing a new Data Science Institute. His research […]Read more "Einstein’s Blunder"
Dr Steve Haake https://www.shu.ac.uk/about-us/our-people/staff-profiles/steve-haake Stephen John Haake OBE is a British sports engineer. He is professor of sports engineering at Sheffield Hallam University, England and is founding director of the university’s advanced wellbeing research centre. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Haake https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-haake-1547b212/?originalSubdomain=uk https://stevehaake.com/research/ https://twitter.com/stevehaake We think of sports technology as something new, but the ancient Greeks first used it to […]Read more "The impact of technology on sporting performance"
Wednesday, 29 September 2021 Professor Katherine Blundell OBE https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katherine_Blundell Katherine Mary Blundell OBE is a Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Oxford and a supernumerary research fellow at St John’s College, Oxford. Previously, she held a Royal Society University Research Fellowship, and fellowships from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 and Balliol […]Read more "Early Universe"
What are stars? How do they evolve and die? Why do we need general relativity to describe their behaviour? What are black holes? What is the astronomical evidence for their existence? What are gravitational waves? Can wormholes in space-time exist? Is the film interstellar feasible? All these questions and more were answered in Professor Longair’s […]Read more "Gravitational Waves, Dark Energy and Black Holes"