Believing is Seeing: a Cambridge Shorts film

09 Nov 2016

Imagination is where ideas start: in the mind’s eye. The ability to think creatively – to dream the impossible – is behind the technological developments that have transformed the world. Science, suggests the second of four Cambridge Shorts, is an art.

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Understanding gravity - from Newton to Hawking

29 Apr 2016

The most important publication in the history of science – Isaac Newton’s own annotated copy of Principia Mathematica – and other seminal works by Copernicus, Einstein and Stephen Hawking, feature in a new film, released today, celebrating 600 years of Cambridge University Library.

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What is it really like to work in scientific research today?

12 Dec 2013

A new programme offered by the Institute of Continuing Education will give participants a rare insight into the challenges involved in pushing back the frontiers of science.  Given by five specialists in different fields, ‘Cambridge science: behind the scenes’ starts in January 2014.

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