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Oxford Literary Festival, 30 March, 6pm

February 13, 2017

On the eve of the publication of my new book, The Ascent of Gravity, talked about gravitational waves at the FT Oxford Literary Festival. Friendly Festival people, packed auditorium and really enthusiastic audience who asked loads of questions. One of the best events I have ever done.

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Would like to have gone to this college in the 1600s!

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This lady bought 6 of my books!

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LIGO physicists detected a change in the length of their 4km “ruler” of only 1 hundred millionth of the diameter of an atom

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My head explodes talking about the big numbers that describe the Universe!

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Waving your hand creates gravitational waves (or me wearing a chicken hat)

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Audience waits expectantly in the hope I will say something intelligible about the Universe

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Sad author finds the first-ever copy of his new book in the OxfordLitFest book tent

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Chatting to Nick Piercey of BBC Oxford, who knew loads about physics

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