York Festival of Ideas, 16 June, 7.40pm

May 1, 2017

On 14 September 2015, gravitational waves were first detected on Earth. The source – two merging black holes – briefly pumped out 50 times more power than all the stars in the Universe together. To mark the publication of my book, The Ascent of Gravity …


Flamsteed Astronomy Society, 6 June, 6.30pm

April 30, 2017

This will be shortly after the publication of my book, The Ascent of Gravity. I will be talking about gravitational waves at the Flamsteed Astronomy Society, National Maritime Museum, 6.30pm on 6 June.


Bath Festival, 28 May, 11am

April 29, 2017

The most beautiful place I have ever given a talk: the Assembly Rooms in Bath, home to the Fashion Museum. The particular room where I spoke about out gravitational waves had high windows, pillars and spectacular chandeliers. It was a former ballroom. …


Science Museum Late, 26 April

April 28, 2017

Looking forward to talking about Gravitational Waves – the Voice of Space at London’s Science Museum on the evening of Wednesday 26 April.


Sunday Papers Live, 16 April

April 27, 2017

It was great to do my Top Bonkers Things About Gravity at the Sunday Papers Live. How to describe the event? Well, it all happens at Cecil Sharp House, Regents Park, London. The whole place is kitted out with sofas and armchairs and rugs and people are …


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