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Explore the science shaping our future, with the people making it happen.
Join us for our free, week long festival celebrating the cutting edge of UK science. With a packed programme of events alongside exhibits of hands-on science and technology, there’s something for everyone. If you can't make it to London, you can discover some of the exciting science on show in Summer Science Exhibition Extra - our interactive online exhibition.
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The random revolution
Einstein didn’t believe that randomness was at the heart of quantum mechanics. He was wrong, and it could hold the key to cyber-security.
Mind the (nano) gap
Tiny detectives down the loo. Could nanoscale biosensors be used to monitor health or detect illegal activity before we flush?
Gaia: one billion stars in 3D
The Milky Way in glorious 3D; Gaia is giving a window into the darkest secrets of our galaxy like never before.
08 July 2018
Bugs vs boyfriends
Tricks and twists
Food and drink