5 & 7.30PM

Marty Jopson

The Science of Everyday Life

In this brilliant scientific tour of household science, BBC1 One Show resident scientist, writer, prop-builder and allround Science Bloke Dr Marty Jopson addresses conundrums such as: What really makes cakes rise? Why do soap bubbles burst? And how you get the quartz out of a clock using a hammer? The book that accompanies this talk serves as a guide to life with the cure for a dribblesome teapot, the solution to shocks from your car and why any of this matters at all. Answers will be provided, electrical devices dismantled and mess created in the name of science.

Tickets: Adults £8, Children £6

Blackwood Primary School 

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Marty Jopson

Marty on The One Show

From the BBC website:

“Marty has been presenting science and history on TV for ten years and has 13 years of experience making props for TV programmes, museums and live events. For The One Show he’s reported on the mathematical formula, Benford’s Law, the origins of the seismograph, the sound mirrors of Denge, the ban on lead in petrol, and the invention of lava lamps.read more