YORK FESTIVAL OF IDEAS 2020 ONLINE FESTIVAL
Thursday 11th June, 8pm
'The World According to Physics' with Jim Al-Khalili
Thought the science of the future was all hoverboards and space travel? Think again.
Every day, scientists come up with the ingenious solutions and surprising discoveries that will define our future. So here, Jim Al-Khalili and his crack team of experts bin the crystal ball and use cutting-edge science to get a glimpse of what's in store.
From whether teleportation is really possible (spoiler: it is), to what we'll do if artificial intelligence takes over, What's Next? takes on the big questions. And along the way, it'll answer questions like will we find a cure to all diseases? An answer to climate change? Will bionics make us into superheroes?
Touching on everything from genetics to transport, and nanotechnology to teleportation, What's Next? is a fascinating, fun and informative look at what's in store for the human race.
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd