Talk: Big Manny – Science is lit

04 July 2024 12:00 - 12:30 The Royal Society Free Watch online

This event is part of the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition 2024.

Meet TikTok superstar Big Manny and learn about amazing experiments you can try at home using ordinary ingredients, from chromatography to dish soap volcanoes.

Big Manny (Emanuel Wallace ) is a science-first content creator and music artist. With a master’s degree in biomedical science, Manny creates age-friendly and class-friendly content that is entertaining, educational, and experimental. Manny has a combined following of 2.9 million on TikTok and Instagram, has appeared on Blue Peter and regularly collaborates with BBC Bitesize.

Big Manny’s debut book “Science is Lit - Crazy chemistry and epic experiments”, illustrated by Subi Bosa, will be released by Puffin, an imprint of Penguin Random House, on 8th August and is available to pre-order now.  

Attending the event

This talk will be held in the Kohn Centre on Thursday 4 July 2024, 12pm — 12.30pm. 

  • Free to attend, no ticket required
  • The room has limited capacity, so we recommend that visitors arrive at least 10-15 minutes before the talk. We operate a first-come, first-served policy
  • This talk will take place in person at the Royal Society and will also be livestreamed on the Royal Society YouTube channel
  • Live subtitles will be available in-person and virtually
  • Suitable for students (14+)
  • Travel and accessibility information and details on planning your visit - contact us directly to arrange any specific accessibility requirements
  • Food and drink will be available for purchase at our onsite café

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