5 speakers 15 minutes each
on death, heroism and a triumph of engineering: Washington Roebling and the Brooklyn Bridge
on Attack of the Fifty Foot Women
on Britain’s shrinking state
why I’m no longer talking to white people about race
"The ability to 'think intelligently' about subjects that tickle, exercise and expand your mind is at last tangible with entertaining talks at 5x15."
Timandra Harkness is a science writer, broadcaster and comedian, who has been writing and performing on scientific, mathematical and statistical topics since the latter days of the 20th Century. Her book BIG DATA: DOES SIZE MATTER? was published by Bloomsbury in 2016. Timandra is a regular on BBC Radio 4, writing and presenting BBC Radio […]
on the Future of Big Data
"How could I resist an event named after an equation?"
Marcus du Sautoy
interviews Lawrence Krauss
on The Greatest Story Ever Told…So Far
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