The Big Bang Event

The Print Room
Sat 29 Sep

Join us for a taste of Wigtown’s Big Bang, our winter celebration of science. The Guardian’s Max Sanderson enlists the help of BBC Radio 4 science presenter Timandra Harkness and Professor John Brown, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, to chew on science’s biggest philosophical question. Do the laws of maths, on which all scientific theories are based, underpin nature? Or are they invented to describe an ultimately unknowable reality? [818]