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About this event

Web site
www.rigb.org/conte…
When
18 Jun 2013
Where
21 Albemarle Street, London, United Kingdom
Organiser
The Royal Institution
Contact address
United Kingdom

Lecture/talk

Capturing reality with fictional models

The development of electromagnetism by Faraday and Maxwell had its origins in a purely fictional model. Philosopher Margaret Morrison explores how fictional models in physics may function as a source of information, and how they differ from their literary counterparts. Tickets are £10 standard, £7 concessions and £5 Associate. Member go free. Uni students go free on presentation of a valid NUS card. For more information and to book visit www.rigb.org.