Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe invite you to this free Royal Institution talk titled "Modelling the incomprehensible (Discourse)"
Discover how high-performance computing can help us comprehend the world around us.
ADVANCE BOOKING IS REQUIRED FOR THIS TALK.
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Scientists have always used models. Since the ancient Ptolemaic model of the universe through to renaissance astrolabes, models have mapped out the consequences of predictions. They allow scientists to explore indirectly worlds which they could never access.
Join Sir Richard Catlow as he explores how high-performance computing has transformed the way comprehend our world. From testing hypotheses at planetary scale to developing a personalised approach to supercharging the fight against Covid.
In the first Discourse since the pandemic interruption, Sir Richard explores systems beyond our imagination with specially developed demos and historical objects from our collection.
This is a theatre event, where the speaker and audience in our theatre are joined by an online audience. For Theatre attendees, the address is 21 Albemarle Street, London, W1S 4BS.
The doors will open at approximately 6.45pm, with a prompt start at 7.30pm. There will be a brief question/answer period after the talk.
Latecomers will be admitted to the gallery.