9. Type of event / activity (tick all that apply):
History and Philosophy of Science
18. Who is the intended audience?:
Children (outside of school)
6. Event/activity description (max 300 words):
Dr Charles Paxton of St Andrews University will give an evening lecture about the Loch Ness monster celebrating 80 years of eyewitness accounts of Nessie. The talk will explore what science says about the biology of the loch, about what people see and the probability of an unknown species in the loch. Admission includes the chance to visit our current exhibition investigating the existence of sea monsters and exploring the science behind the myths. Refreshments will be available.