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Cambridge Literary Festival: Steve Jones - Here Comes the Sun

Cambridge Literary Festival: Steve Jones - Here Comes the Sun

Saturday 30 November 2019
Palmerston Room - St John's College
On 25 July 2019, Cambridge set new records for the UK’s hottest day.

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As we slink into winter and the days get shorter, Steve Jones brings us back the sun in all its glory and reveals the vital role of the sun’s rays not just on our weather and surroundings but on our health, happiness, food and memories. Come and bask in the sunshine presence of the author that the Financial Times describes as ‘one of the world’s best writerscientists’. ‘He has an ability verging on the magical to compress into a sentence a discovery that took twenty years to make.’ Sunday Telegraph
 
In conversation with Tim Lewens, author and Professor of Philosophy of Science, Cambridge
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1 hour