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The 2016 CHRISTMAS LECTURES – Supercharged: Fuelling the future

The CHRISTMAS LECTURES at the Royal Institution have been inspiring generations of budding scientists since the first lectures in 1825. This year, Saiful Islam, a Professor of Materials Chemistry, will illuminate something invisible that drives everything around us, from our bodies to mobile phones, from aeroplanes to all the stars in the universe… ENERGY. I would like to ignite a spark of excitement and a deeper understanding of energy. I also want children to understand that the pursuit of science is the proper way to unravel the mysteries of the world around us and is full of beauty and exciting discovery. And for viewers of all ages, I’d like people to understand that materials chemistry plays a crucial role in developing new, clean energy technologies, one of the biggest challenges facing our society today. – Saiful Islam In the past three years, I’m a Scientist, I’m an Engineer, and I’m an Astronaut have joined forces … Continue reading

Posted on November 16, 2016 by modantony in News | Leave a comment