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Science Festival

As part of the Cambridge Science Festival, the Cavendish Laboratory is hosting a series of lectures and drop-in sessions between Thursday 21st March, and 1 and 5 pm on Saturday 23rd March.  Booking will open on 11th February.

All events will take place at the Cavendish Laboratory, directions to which can be found here.  The entrance for the day is via the Pippard foyer, on the south of the Bragg building, and will be signposted.

Seeing With Atoms

This year, the Cavendish will host the Seeing With Atoms exhibition and talk, which is an international collaboration showcasing the ways in which past and current physics research has allowed us to see the world around us in entirely new ways.





Target Audience Age


Talk: Exotic Magnetism - Dr Sian Dutton 13:30 - 14:15 Pippard Lecture Theatre 14+ Book here
Talk: Maths V Sport - Dr Tom Crawford 14:30 - 15:15 Pippard Lecture Theatre 8+ Book here
Talk: Things Change - Even in General Relativity! 14:30 - 15:15 Small Lecture Theatre 12+ Book here
Talk: Crisp Packet Fireworks - Dave Ansell 15:30 - 16:15 Pippard Lecture Theatre 10+ Book here
Talk: Seeing With Atoms - Prof Paul Dastoor 15:30 - 16:15 Small Lecture Theatre 14+ Book here
Talk: Planetarium 13:15, 14:00, 15:15, 15:45, 16:30 (unticketed) Part IA Laboratory 8+ Book here
Activity: Hands-on Science with CHaOS
13:00 - 16:30 Part IB Laboratory 8+ Drop-in Session
Activity: Make-and-do 13:00 - 16:30 Part IB Laboratory 8+ Drop-in Session
Activity: Seeing with Atoms 13:00 - 16:30 Part IA Laboratory 12+ Drop-in Session
Activity: Isaac Physics Drop-in Session 13:00 - 16:30 Pippard Foyer 14+ Drop-in Session