Category Archives: 2014

12th May 2014 – Creating Siblings for Medicinal Purposes

Dr Sarah Chan will return to discuss the possibilities and issues concerned with creating siblings for medicinal purposes.

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7th April 2014 – Chemists, Druggists and Beer-Doctors

In the nineteenth century, many brewers saw new chemical additives as the key to a cheaper, reliable product. Drinkers, however, suspected that dangerous poisons were involved, while government agencies feared the tax-dodging possibilities of the new methods. This talk explores … Continue reading

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3rd March 2014 – String Theory (Part 2)

Dr Peter Millington from Manchester University continues his efforts to help us  move from Particle Physics towards String Theory.  In his January talk he discussed with us the fundamental disagreement between Relativity and Quantum Mechanics.  Now in his second talk … Continue reading

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3rd February 2014 – The Growth of Computer Power

Professor Stephen Furber from Manchester University will return to Knutsford SciBar and take us on a journey looking at the growth of computer power. How long before it far exceeds human brain power? Will the machines take over ? What can … Continue reading

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6th January 2014 – String Theory (Part 1)

Dr Peter Millington from Manchester University has agreed to kick off a Scibar move from Particle Physics towards String Theory by discussing with us the fundamental disagreement between Relativity and Quantum Mechanics. In our March session he will describe how … Continue reading

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