August 2014: Summer Science Exhibition special

The Royal Society’s annual Summer Science Exhibition took place last month at the Royal Society in London. We welcomed over 14,000 visitors through our doors to see 22 different exhibitions around the building. Quentin Cooper, ex-presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Material World, recorded an audio tour of the exhibition, and in this episode we’re showcasing his conversations with the exhibitors he met along the way.

01:16 Professor Phil Manning introduces the 7.3-metre-long relative of the T-Rex that he brought to the exhibition

06:03 The Creative Cameras team, on taking pictures at the speed of light

10:38 Dr Clara Manchini takes a canine approach to medical detection

15:32 Quentin meets Rosetta, the comet chasing space craft

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