The Magic of Reality

  • 6:00 pm — 7:00 pm on Monday 21 January 2013
  • at Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4EP

The Magic of Reality

Royal Society Young People's Book Prize 2012 Shortlist event by Professor Richard Dawkins FRS

Event Details

Join Professor Richard Dawkins as he discusses his first book aimed at a family audience, The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True.

In this book, Professor Dawkins and illustrator Dave McKean explore science, philosophy and culture to show that the real world, as understood scientifically, has a magic of its own. In his lecture, aimed at teenagers and children aged 11+, the author will discuss sections of his book further.  Adults also welcome.

Attending this Event

A limted number of tickets are available on a first come, first served basis priced at £2 per person.  Pre-booking with the venue online is essential.  Please reserve your place at http://www.life.org.uk/whats-on/events/the-magic-of-reality

More information can be found on the Life Science Centre website or by calling (0191) 2438223.

For other enquires: Contact the Royal Society events team

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