Exhibit: Figuring the Earth - perspectives from the Académie des Sciences and the Royal Society

02 - 07 July 2024 18:00 - 18:00 The Royal Society Free

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

This collaborative exhibition brings together artefacts from the French and UK academies of science to explore the efforts made on both sides of the Channel to understand, measure and model the size and shape of the Earth from the seventeenth century to today. 

It showcases the importance of international scientific exchanges between scientists and institutions to advance knowledge. 

The exhibition will be open until 4 October 2024. 

Attending the event

This exhibition can be visited in the Basement from Tuesday 2 July 2024, 6pm.  

  • Free to attend, no ticket required 
  • The space has limited capacity. We operate a first-come, first-served policy
  • Suitable for everyone
  • 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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