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This event was part of the RSE’s summer events programme, Curious.
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How ‘Big Science’ discoveries drive technological innovation

2019 marked 30 years since the birth of the World Wide Web, when CERN scientist Tim Berners-Lee sparked an internet revolution that would transform our modern consumer society – not least during the extraordinary global lockdown of the past 18 months!

The profound impact of fields like particle physics and astronomy extends far beyond the internet, however.  Join our expert panel as we discuss how “Big Science” research is powering innovations and technology that are shaping and improving every aspect of our lives – from medicine and security to environmental sensing and global communications.


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