JIM AL-KHALILI – on The Joy of Science.
Do you find the modern world unpredictable and full of contradictions? Do you find that navigating its complexities while trying to make the best decisions is far from easy? Would you like to know more about the nature of truth and uncertainty, the role of doubt, the pros and cons of simplification, and the value of guarding against bias?
In his new book, quantum physicist, BBC host, and New York Times bestselling author, Jim Al-Khalili reveals how the powerful ideas and lessons from the heart of science are deeply relevant to the complicated times we live in and can help us all get the most out of life!
The SWINDON FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE takes place 2nd – 8th May. It celebrates things well thought, well written, and well said, both serious and funny!
Seven days of great authors and entertaining speakers, it will include novelists, poets, philosophers, travellers, scientists, storytellers, historians, comedians, artists, and writing workshops There will be events at midday, teatime, and in the evening, carefully spaced and placed to enable you to attend almost every one, should you have the stamina!
Concessions: £1 off