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Blunders and breakthroughs


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14:30 - 15:30


The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG


Scientists have made many failed predictions throughout history.

Scientists throughout history have made their name from predictions that have been proven correct. But what about those theories that later turn out not to be true?

Join our expert panel as we delve into the idea of failed predictions. Can making mistakes help scientists to become celebrated thinkers of their time?

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Blunders and breakthroughs The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK