October 16, 2021

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Is science the answer to all of humanity's challenges?  - euractiv.sk

Is science the answer to all of humanity’s challenges? – euractiv.sk

Watch a live discussion with world-class scientists. Interstellar film scholar and science advisor Kip Thorne, along with Professor Brian Cox, British publisher and author of several BBC science programs and series, will look at how science can help protect humanity but also develop it and create a sustainable and technologically advanced society. During the discussion, these world-renowned physicists will also answer top questions chosen from audiences around the world in the “Ask Kip a Question” campaign.

  • The discussion is part of the ESET Science Prize.
  • event will be held October 12 at 6:00 pm In the historic SND building on Hvizdoslav Square in Bratislava.
  • Tickets are now fully sold out, thank you for your great interest. However, keep an eye on our website, ticket sales will likely start on Monday, October 11th.

a program:

  1. 18.00 – 18.45 Discussion: Is science the answer to all of humanity’s challenges?
  2. 18.45 – 19.30 Question and Answer
  3. 19.30 – 20.00 Professor Autogoged. Kiba Thorna to Prof. brianna thigh

Formal dress: casual
The discussion is conducted in English without subtitles.
Due to the epidemiological situation, the event is intended only for full vaccination.

The discussion will also be streamed.

Cape Thorne
Kip Thorne is an American physicist, Nobel Prize winner and world-renowned expert in gravitational physics and astrophysics, focusing on relativistic stars, black holes, and gravitational waves. He also made history in science fiction as executive producer of the popular Hollywood movie Interstellar and alumnus of the Big Bang Theory series.

Brian Cox
Brian Edward Cox is a British physicist, famous scientist and former musician. He is Professor of Particle Physics at the University of Manchester as well as Professor of Public Engagement in Science for the Royal Society. He is also known for his documentary work for BBC Television.

O knihe The Science of Interstellar od Kipa S. Thorna
Interstellar, directed by Christopher Nolan, took us on a fascinating journey beyond the limits of our solar system. Professor Kip Thorne, a Nobel Prize winner in Physics who was the film’s science advisor, shows us in The Science of Interstellar that the film’s engaging scenes and stunning visuals are based on real science. In the chapters on black holes or space travel, Professor Thorne describes the laws of physics that govern our universe. The book is in English.

About the book Planet by Brian Cox and Andrew Cohen
Andrew Cohen and Professor Brian Cox take readers on a journey of discovery – from the glowing core of the Solar System to its largely unexplored outer regions. They will present us with the latest knowledge that will expand our knowledge of the planets, their moons and their origin, complete with unique images from NASA. They will show us the solar system in an amazing light that we have not seen before.

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The discussion is organized by the ESET Foundation with ESET.
Partners are Martinus and Slido bookstores.

In the event of tightening of the measures related to COVID -19, the organizer reserves the right to change the organization of the event.