Hillingdon

Science Technology

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Interest Group leader: Peter Underwood
Meeting information: Meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 10am to 12pm.
Meeting venue: Hillingdon.

Members speak on their chosen subject.

All the ‘ologies, physics, chemistry and their importance in everything around us - now and in the future.

  • Great Scientists and Engineers and their achievements
  • How things are designed, made and work
  • Plants and Animals
  • Earth, Planets and the Universe. The Big Bang
  • Maths in Arts, Science and Engineering
  • All Materials and their applications
  • Genes and DNA. Evolution. Health.
  • Medicine. Medical applications of Science and Technology.
  • All sources of energy. Energy efficiency. Energy security.
  • Nuclear Energy. Uses of Radioactivity.
  • Oil or gas limited? Then what?
  • Applications of Chemicals
  • Weather. Water. Global Warming.
  • Geology, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Tsunami
  • Manmade disasters
  • Nanotechnology
  • Computers and digital everything.
  • Structures, Bridges
  • Gadgets. Puzzles.

Suitable for all levels.

Programme for 2019

DateSubjectSpeaker
5th June 2019Artificial IntelligenceTBA
19th June 2019What's So Good About SexSheppy Shepherd
3rd July 2019The Science of Cooking - Part 2Gloria O'Leary
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