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Science walking tours 2021

Enjoy a 90 minute physical (not virtual) walking tour of Cambridge with a Green Badge Guide. Hear stories of Issac Newton's cat, a docor who put his patient inside a horse, a scientist who died studying his chickens, and much more.

Fun family science talk

Thu 5 July 2012 - Sat 7 July 2012

Chemistry, Department of

Join Professor Chris Bishop, presenter of the 2008 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, for a spectacular family talk packed with explosive demonstrations. Discover the difference between a low explosive and a high explosive, and see how are explosives used to save lives.

This is your chance to witness a detonation shock wave traveling at a speed of over two thousand meters per second.
Warning: loud bangs!

Cost: free

Enquiries and booking

Please note that booking is required for this event.

Enquiries: University of Cambridge Department of Chemistry Email: openday@ch.cam.ac.uk Telephone: 01223 336 300

Timing

All times

Thu 5 July 2012 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Sat 7 July 2012 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Venue

Address: Chemistry, Department of
Bristol Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre
University Chemical Laboratory
Lensfield Road
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 1EW
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Email: reception@ch.cam.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1223 336300
Fax: +44 1223 336362
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