This talk follows the life of a scientist who embraced adventure. From exploring strange magnetic phenomena to predicting the presence of an element, his career took him on a journey which reached both dizzying highs and crushing lows. Counting Einstein among his friends, the scientific discoveries and inventions he made played a role in shaping modern technology. So, to find out the identity of the scientist who made it as a science legend, in fact and fiction, join Caroline for an evening of exploration and invention - following the journey of one man and his curiosity for new perspectives.
Bio: Dr Caroline Shenton-Taylor is the 2014 UK National Winner of FameLab, a British Council competition designed to find new scientific voices. Her talks included magnetic refrigerators, anti-rubber bands and the role a 1950s cup of tea played in stirring up science. Caroline has spent the last decade exploring interesting material properties and holds a doctorate in condensed matter from the University of Warwick.
Refreshments start at 7pm and the lecture starts at 7:30pm.