The ideas of space and time are pretty obvious in our everyday life, but once we start asking questions about the nature of space and time, we find ourselves facing difficulties and realise we don't have obvious answers.
Imagine machines that can 'talk' to humans, 'understand' what we mean, and 'comprehend' the visual world around all of us. David Barber will discuss biological inspirations for the reverse engineering of intelligence and the fundamental challenges that lie ahead.
Professor Russell Foster looks at how new research into photoreceptive cells in the retina that regulate a broad range of behaviour and physiology has redefined our understanding of vision and the nature of blindness.
Join Dr Ken McNamara, Director of the Sedgwick Museum, for a roller-coaster ride through the whole history of life on Earth and find out how recent fossil discoveries have changed our understanding of the evolution of living things.
UPDATE: Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances The Observatory Pinafore has had to be cancelled. We apologise for the inconvenience. The production company hope to stage The Observatory Pinafore later this year.
A little wine, a little cheese, and a whole lot of science. Exclusively for adults, this event offers a chance to rediscover the joy of hands-on exploration in the sciences. This event is made possible through the generosity of our sponsors and a partnership between the Cambridge Science Centre, CHaOS Science Roadshow and the University of Cambridge Office of External Affairs and Communications.
The Physiological Society invites you to discuss the controversial question and the science behind it with Steve Ingham, English Institute of Sport; Steve Haake, Sheffield Hallam University; and other panellists from the world of sports. Tell us what shape you think our future sporting champions should be in.