Royal Institution Christmas Lectures 2019: Secrets & Lies – The Hidden Power Of Maths

Whether or not you believe in luck, Christmas is the perfect time to explore how STEM could give magic a helping hand. Michael Faraday started the Royal Institution Christmas lectures in 1825, and today they’re the UK’s flagship science series, broadcast on the BBC. In this year’s series, Dr Hannah Fry, Professor of Mathematics at…

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Revolutions: The Ideas That Changed The World – The Smartphone

Last week we brought you the first part of Revolutions: Ideas that Changed the World. The BBC series looks at six inventions that upturned and forever-changed civilisations’ ability to navigate the world. This week’s episode considers perhaps one of the most pertinent examples of this phenomenon. It’s the “device that defines our age” – the…

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