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Exploring the unknown

Panel discussion


Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham


Discover how scientific exploration has shaped our understanding of the world we live in.

The British Arctic Expedition 1875-1876

Expeditions into uncharted areas and unfamiliar countries underpinned early scientific research. Through observations and an incredible curiosity for their surroundings, early explorers helped develop our understanding of nature and paved the way for modern day research. 

Join our expert panel as we discuss the importance of exploration in scientific endeavour. Journey to unknown parts of the world using recently rediscovered footage from the Royal Society archives and explore how fieldwork still plays an essential part of scientific method.

This event is part of the 2018 Gravity Fields festival, Grantham. For all enquiries, please contact