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11:30 - 12:30


Hay Festival


Do you think scientists are boring boffins who don’t leave the lab? Think again!

Dan Green. Image courtesy of Dan Green.

The brainiacs of history spent hundreds of years breaking the rules, blowing things up and performing dangerous experiments. Come and celebrate 400 years of rebel antics. Expect plenty of silly wigs and terrible jokes. 

Dress up as a scientist and be in with a chance of winning a signed copy of Dan Green’s Rebel Science, shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize 2016, which celebrates the best books that communicate science to young people.

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