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The Earth and the Sun

25 August 2016

In the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries two men, Copernicus and Galileo, helped to cast out ancient ideas about physics and astronomy. Their work laid the foundation for modern scientific understanding.

And the next generation?

The number of young people choosing to study science is actually rising, despite the fees. From 2007/8 to 2013/14: Physics up 16 per cent, Engineering and Technology up 15 per cent, Biological Sciences up 30 per cent.

Science for the people: Away with superstitions

Wednesday 4 March 2015 19:30

CPBML Public Meeting, Wednesday 4 March, 7.30pm

Bertrand Russell Room, Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4R

The forces of reason are under attack. The assault on progress is coming from all sides – religious reaction, quasi-religious environmentalist fringes, and all those in power who fear the strength of scientific thinking. Science must be reclaimed by the people for what it is: a force for progress. 

Come and discuss – all welcome.

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