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Quench your thirst for knowledge with the Pint of Science festival

07 May 2021

Pint of Science is a grassroots non-profit organisation that has grown astronomically over the few years since two people decided to share their research in the pub

Pint of Science 2021

This year's festival takes place online from 17-20 May with a series of shows from UK cities including Manchester.

The Manchester organising committee will host three shows:

The Universe's Particle Zoo! 

17 May, 6pm to 7pm, YouTube livestream

From particle physics to astronomy, join us to discover the mysterious particle zoo that governs everything, from the most spectacular solar explosions to the very floor you stand on.

Register for free to get a link and a reminder to interact with us and participate in the Q&A session at the end.

Rise of Robots 

19 May, 6 pm to 7:30 pm, YouTube livestream

Over the past 20 years robots have slowly been making their way into our every day lives, whether it be working in factories, self-driving cars making the roads safer and even vacuuming away those pesky pet hairs. It is evident robots are here to stay. Join our show to learn more about the Sony Aibo robot dog, LOVOT and a spectacular robot orchestra!

Register for free to get a link and a reminder to interact with us and participate in the Q&A session at the end.

Broken brains 

20 May, 6pm to 7pm UK time, YouTube livestream

Mysterious and fantastic! Yes, our brains. Covering topics from rapid-acting antidepressants to brain organisation, join us on this deep dive into the human mind to find out more about when things go wrong, and how mainstream medicine is being revolutionised by unconventional treatments.

Register for free to get a link and a reminder to interact with us and participate in the Q&A session at the end.

More information:

Details of all shows can be found online with an interactive booklet to help you navigate the full programme.