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  • Date and time: Friday 2 June 2023, 6.30pm to 7.45pm
  • Location: In-person only
    Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, Campus West, University of York (Map)
  • Audience: Open to alumni, staff, students, the public
  • Admission: Free admission, booking required

Event details

Wentworth College Public Lectures series

Unleash your imagination as we unravel the scientific foundations of beloved sci-fi technologies

Friday 2nd June, join us for a free public lecture where we explore the real-world physics behind iconic technologies like teleportation and faster-than-light travel. Discover the scientific concepts that inspired these futuristic technologies, explore the current state of knowledge, and confront the challenges on our path towards realising these extraordinary feats. How close are we to achieving them?

Whether you're a die-hard sci-fi fan or simply curious about the possibilities of the future, this talk is sure to inspire and fascinate.