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.
In today’s society we are storing an ever increasing number of memories in the virtual world. ‘Forgetting to Forget’ will encourage discussion and open up the debate on the impact of technology on memory recall whilst exploring the possibility that memories are purposefully being forgotten.
Watch the webcast with Tim Berners-Lee, Stephen Fry, Wendy Hall, Jim Haseloff and Bill Thompson.
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.
We are proud to announce that David Morrissey will be narrator for Icarus at the Edge of Time.
A few places are still available at free workshops for Science and English teachers to explore the connections between science and poetry.
Here's some exclusive images from Al and Al's film for Icarus at the Edge of Time.
Icarus at the Edge of Time is a futuristic reimagining of the classic Greek myth set in outer space, based on a stunning book by the world-renowned physicist Brian Greene.