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How stars made the elements brick by brick



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


Summer Science Exhibition: what do chemical elements have to do with LEGO® bricks? Find out with Dr Ben Still

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the periodic table of the elements with LEGO® master Dr Ben Still.

In this interactive drop-in activity you will discover how the chemical elements, the building blocks of everything around us, are created through the lives and deaths of stars.

Drop-in activity - these activities run continuously and you can drop in at any time. Please note if the venue is at capacity you may have to wait.

Attending the event

  • Free to attend
  • No registration required
  • Suitable for ages 7+
  • Travel and accessibility information - contact us directly to arrange any specific accessibility requirements
  • Food and drink will be available for purchase at our onsite café

For all enquiries, please email

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How stars made the elements brick by brick

Join LEGO® master Dr Ben Still in building the periodic table of the elements brick by brick.

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