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Whats on: Saturday, 7 September, 2013

Welcome to the Events guide for the 2013 Festival. You can search the events programme using the calendar, by category, via the events map, or by keyword 'film, comedy, etc using the box below

Saturday 7 September 2013
12.45 - 13.45 and 16.15 - 17.15

Quirky stunts and magic effects performed. Science and Engineering explored. Mirrors are optional.

Saturday 7 September 2013
13.30 - 14.30

Find out how you could be discoverer of a new world record prime number with PrimeGrid!

Saturday 7 September 2013
13.30 - 14.30

The history of our quest to answer the ultimate question: what exactly are you made of?

Saturday 7 September 2013
14.00 - 15.00

Helen Arney, Andrew Pontzen and Jonny Berliner perform the world's most scientifically accurate songs live.

Saturday 7 September 2013
14.00 - 15.30

What is Personalised Nutrition? An interactive debate about using genetics to make healthier food choices.

Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
14.00 - 16.00

Come down to BALTIC to explore exciting, alternative and playful ways combining art with science.

Saturday 7 September 2013
14.30 - 15.30

Simon Mayo's passion for science and adventure led him to create a book called ITCH about an element hunter.

Saturday 7 September 2013
15.30 - 17.00

Explore the history of Islamic science, its key thinkers and the position of science in the Muslim world.

Saturday 7 September 2013
16.00 - 17.30

Should lie detector evidence be used in courts of law in England and Wales? Can they be 'beat'?

Saturday 7 September 2013
16.30 - 17.30

Join the comedy couple for a DIY science party. Experiments, jokes and sketches (domestic bliss not included).

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