The Ordered Universe has a guest blog on the AHRC Science in Culture website, on the Being Human Festival, with more reflection on the experience of presenting Grosseteste and his wonderful imagination in a public forum. The Being Human Festival is running again next year: a terrific initiative, and an exciting way to present theContinue reading “Guest Blog on AHRC Science in Culture”
See Tom and Giles interviewed on ITV Tyne Tees before the Dark Ages to Dark Matter workshop. Many thanks indeed to Richard Wilson who made the feature, and to the Cathedral for letting us film. We find Grosseteste fascinating, and the response to the Festival a great confirmation that others do too. Click the imageContinue reading “ITV Tyne Tees – Being Human Festival and lessons from 13th Century Science”
November 19th saw the second and final part of the Ordered Universe Being Human festivities, with a wonderful lecture by Michael Brooks. We took Michael on a tour of some of the resources at Durham: a visit to the Norman Chapel and then Cosin’s library for a trawl through early printed scientific collections, Galileo, Hooke’s Micrographia,Continue reading “At the Wild Frontiers of Science: Being Human Festival Reflections 2”
As we head towards the Festival of Humanities, and the public workshop on Grosseteste’s science, this is a short clip of Giles and Richard talking at the Institute of Computational Cosmology here at Durham.