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Christmas Lecture

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The Royal Institution of Cornwall Science Lecture which will take place on December 7th 6:30-7:30pm.

This event Cornwall Calling’ is a specially commissioned science show packed full of live demonstrations. 200 years ago, when the Royal Institution of Cornwall first opened, the foundations of electrical science were being laid by a generation of brilliant minds, including the Cornishman Sir Humphry Davy.

The show tells how with a little knowledge, a good deal of skill (and some luck) the Georgians and Victorians revolutionised communications and laid the foundations for the highly connected world we live in today.

We’ll be lighting up lemons, finding coils strangely attractive, going dotty and dashing off messages in Morse, saving the submarine telegraph and re-kindling the sparks that fired the first wireless revolution!



This Science show will be repeated on March 15th 2018. To book a place for the March showing click here
£8 for Adults, FREE for children.

This event is the start of the RIC200 celebrations that will be launched in February 2018