Sovereign science

 

Sovereign Science Sixty years of answering the world's biggest scientific questions

As part of the 2012 Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

How can we make organ transplants safer? When will we beat cancer? What makes the continents shift on the Earth’s surface? And what happens inside a black hole?

During the sixty years of Queen Elizabeth’s reign, the Royal Society’s Fellows have tackled science’s biggest questions, making astonishing discoveries and transforming how we view ourselves and our world.

This exhibit showcases some of the most significant of these discoveries, revealing how they have changed our understanding of everything from our genes and health to our planet and universe.

Explore the Sovereign Science Exhibits here

Sovereign science 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK

Events coming up

  • Forensic femme fatales 04 July 2015 at The Royal Society, London Explore the boundary between forensics and fiction with Val Mcdermid.
  • Hands-on activities for all the family 04 July 2015 at The Royal Society, London A number of drop-in activities running over the weekend as part of the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition.
  • Rendez-vous with a comet 04 July 2015 at The Royal Society, London Gain insight into the world of comets as we explore the Philae mission with Professor Ian Wright.

For more events please see the events diary.