calendar: what's on?
- STS 20 Reunion
- STS Seminar: Collecting Minerals in the early Nineteenth Century: The Royal Institution and Humphry Davy
- STS Seminar: Framing problems of anatomical representations in 18thC Florence and 19thC Britain
- STS Seminar: Are Chemical Substances Natural Kinds?
- STS Seminar: Sketches of Another Future: Cybernetics in Britain, 1940-2000
- STS Seminar: Early Years of the Biological Weapons Convention
- STS Seminar: Sarah Edwards
- STS Seminar: Julie Anderson
- STS Seminar: Donald MacKenzie
- STS Seminar: Science and Diplomacy: Joseph Banks and the Macartney Embassy to China
- STS Seminar: Who studies mathematical practice and why
- PUS Seminar: Scidev.net and science journalism in South America
- PUS Seminar: 19thC public astronomy
- New book: Presocratics and the Supernatural
- Annual Grant Lecture
- Talk: Paul Robeson
- Life and Death Drawing: Expression
- Death by Hair: from Colonial South West Africa to Nazi Germany
- Film: When Worlds Collide (1951)
- Create a Wiser World
- Inaugural Lecture: Experimental State
- James Lovelock, Gaia, and science on a pagan planet
- TALK: Always looking at the stars...
- PUS Seminar: Toss Gascgoine
- Unsimple Truths: How Biological Complexity Changes Our View Of Nature And Science
- Life As We Know It
- Show 'n' Tell: Ancient DNA
- Approaches within Philosophy of Science
- Perspectives on Neglected Tropical Diseases
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Film: When Worlds Collide (1951)
Publication date: Dec 17, 2013 7:53:03 PM
Start: Jan 21, 2014 6:30:00 PM
Location: UCL Anatomy Building, JZ Young Lecture Theatre
Another Film Night at the Grant Museum (link).
Date: 21st January
Location: J.Z. Young Theatre, Anatomy Building, University College London, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT
Age group: Adults
When a distant star is discovered to be on a collision course with the Earth, the end of the world looks near, very near, merely eight months away. The only possible solution- build a giant spaceship to take the lucky few (and some sheep) to the newly discovered planet of Zyra in the hope to save our species from extinction. What could possibly go wrong?
Historian of Biology and film-buff Professor Joe Cain (UCL Science and Technology Studies) will introduce the film which is followed by a free drinks reception in the Museum.
This event is free and there is no need to book.
About the series (link).
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