Book Event

Jim Al-Khalili (e)Jim Al-Khalili

Science: What's Next?

Sat 14th Oct 2017, 12.15pm

Baillie Gifford Big Tent


Want to know what’s in store for the human race? Theoretical physicist Jim Al-Khalili OBE beams down to BookFest to take on all the big questions. Every day scientists come up with ingenious solutions to problems that will define our future. Jim tackles everything from whether teleportation is really possible (spoiler: it is), to what we’ll do if artificial intelligence finally takes over. Touching on everything from genetics to transport, and nanotechnology to bionics, this is a fascinating, fun and informative insight into what science can tell us about our future.

'Get into BookFest' rate for under-18s: £7.50