Researchers from the UK are creating novel shape-changing structures that could be straight out of a spy film.
See a 3D movie of the Universe from the Big Bang to the present, experience interactive real time simulations of galaxies in motion and take part in demonstrations and a quiz to understand the origin of galaxies.
Our galaxy, the Milky Way, has been 13 billion years in the making. Computer simulations help explain how it was built, starting from the Big Bang.
Visitors to See Further: The Festival of Science + Arts got to take a tour of the Universe from the Big Bang to the present, with Our Cosmic Origins: Building the Milky Way.
Street Science is at See Further: The Festival of Science + Arts every day of the festival at Southbank with different performers, demonstrators and entertainers each day.
Street Science includes Science in a Suitcase, NOISEmakers, Physics in the Field, Ri Maths busking, Royal Observatory Greenwich and historical characters.
Watch interviews with Brian Greene, Philip Glass and Al and Al as they talk about Icarus at the Edge of Time, which has its European premiere at See Further: The Festival of Science + Arts on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 July 2010, at Southbank Centre, London.
What happened when BBC Radio 4 brought Brian Cox and Robin Ince and their Infinite Monkey Cage to See Further: The Festival of Science + Arts?
They tempted Jonathan Ross, graphic novelist Alan Moore and string theorist Brian Greene into their cage (which looked suspiciously like Purcell Room) for a chat about science, science fiction and giant chickens.
Debuting in April 1957 - some six months before the space-race launch of Sputnik 1 - The Sky at Night has become the longest-running science programme on the planet and - even more remarkably - now some 53 years later it’s still presented by the same man, Patrick Moore FRS.