With New Scientist Live 2023 around the corner (7th – 8th October), it’s high time you planned your visit to make the most of this intellectual fiesta. Here are the top 10 experiences that should absolutely be on your itinerary.
1. Listen to Alice Roberts Talk About Anthropology
If you’re curious about human evolution, Alice Roberts’ session is not to be missed. An anatomist and biological anthropologist, her insights promise to be enlightening.
2. Catch the Robotic “Grain-Swimming” Drone by EIT Foods
EIT Foods is presenting a drone designed to swim through grain stores, offering a fresh perspective on agriculture and food technology.
3. Explore Britain’s Pompeii
Take a historical detour to explore the ancient artifacts unearthed at the Must Farm Bronze Age Settlement in Cambridgeshire.
4. Get a Solar Perspective with SolarAid
SolarAid will showcase their SM200 solar light that’s changing lives in sub-Saharan Africa, opening a window into sustainability efforts that are making a difference.
5. Take a Moss Safari Adventure
Head to It’s a LaBLiFe’s exhibit to embark on a microscopic exploration of the ‘Microscope Big Five,’ showcasing remarkable multicellular organisms.
6. Gaze into the Stars with Celestron Global Limited
Ever wanted to gaze at celestial bodies through a high-grade telescope? Here’s your chance, courtesy of Celestron Global Limited.
7. Meet the Physicist and Oceanographer Helen Czerski
From the depths of the oceans to the mysteries of fluid dynamics, Helen Czerski’s talk promises to be a deep dive into the world of physical sciences.
8. Attend a Flint Knapping Workshop
Roll up your sleeves and join Dr. James Dilley in the world’s oldest craft—flint knapping (the art of creating tools and points out of stone). Not your everyday experience!
9. Delve into the Mind with Psychologists
Whether it’s Julia Shaw from University College London or Sander van der Linden from the University of Cambridge, the event has a rich lineup of psychologists whose talks promise to be mind-expanding.
10. Explore Fusion Energy with First Light Fusion
Get a first-hand look at technology that makes use of intricate shock physics to produce energy, presented by First Light Fusion. You might just be looking at the future of energy production.
New Scientist Live 2023 promises to be a landmark event that blends the educational, the practical, and the mind-bending. Book your tickets, and prepare for an intellectual adventure unlike any other!
Can’t make it in person? Not to worry – you can take part in the online experience where the day will be live-streamed.