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The Royal Society – Summer Science Online 2020 (Fri)

The Royal Society – Summer Science Online 2020 (Fri) 17 July 2020

Welcome to Summer Science Online. Featuring live and pre-recorded talks and videos, our online only programme brings you a free celebration of cutting-edge and historic science, all to enjoy at home.

The programme for Friday 17 July can be found below. Premiered and live video content will be available to watch on our YouTube channel, with additional activities and online showcases released on our social media platforms throughout the day. The Exhibition content is generally suitable for an audience aged 12+. Direct links to each of the sessions will be made live shortly before the start time and all content is free to view and explore.

#summerscience

What are they up to now?

10.15am – 10.45am

Ever wonder what our researchers do once the Summer Science Exhibition is finished? We catch up with some of our previous exhibitors to find out what’s new with their research since their time at the Exhibition.
Image: © European Space Agency.

Watch on our YouTube channel livestream.

Concept art for a moon base

Summer Science highlights

11am – 11.15am

Take a trip down memory lane as we look back at some of our highlights over the past few years. Sit back and enjoy a selection of bite-sized videos by our expert exhibitors covering topics from astronomy to zoology, and everything in between.

Watch on our YouTube channel livestream.

What are they up to now?

11.30am – 12 noon

Ever wonder what our researchers do once the Summer Science Exhibition is finished? We catch up with some of our previous exhibitors to find out what’s new with their research since their time at the Exhibition.
Image: © ESA/Gaia/DPAC.

Watch on our YouTube channel livestream.

One billion stars

Exploring exoplanets

12.30pm – 12.45pm

Join astrophysicist Professor Giovanna Tinetti as she explores the exotic planets orbiting other stars. With almost 4,000 exoplanets being discovered in the past 20 years alone, there is still lots to be learned.

Watch on our YouTube channel livestream.

Searching the night sky

Doodle of the day

Live from 1pm

Get your creative juices flowing in this daily art challenge. We’ll be posting an image from the Royal Society’s archive collection and we invite you to recreate it – in any format that takes your fancy.

Follow us on Twitter to find today’s daily challenge. Share your pictures and photos with us using #summerscience.

Priestley writing with a quill

Ask the SpaceXperts

2pm – 4pm

What are black holes? Are we alone in the Universe? How do rockets work? This is your chance to quiz our collection of space experts in this live Q&A. We’ll be joined by previous exhibitors from across the years to help us explore the answers to some of the biggest questions about the Universe.
Image © NASA.

Take part on our YouTube channel livestream and Twitter. Submit your video questions in advance using #RSAskTheSpaceXperts.

Ask the SpaceXperts

Missed any content during the week?

Head to our dedicated playlist on YouTube to catch-up on any sessions you miss during the week.

Details

Date:
July 17
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
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Venue

Online

Organiser

The Royal Society
Email:
exhibition@royalsociety.org
Website:
https://royalsociety.org/