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Randall Munroe: Thing Explainer

Randall Munroe: Thing Explainer

Tuesday 3 October, 7pm

Randall MunroeFunny, fascinating and above all understandable, Randall Munroe's talk explains how things work. From the humble biro to the nuclear bomb, from microwaves to the human body, Munroe abandons scientific jargon in favour of his distinctive diagrams and cartoons to explain how and why everyday things work.


Tickets are free and are available here. If you have any enquiries or accessibility requirements please telephone us on 01904 527315 or email

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