From Astrolabes to Alethiometers – Instruments on TV
Thursday 30 January 2020, 6pm
Lectures & Talks
Time, space, life and death – can they be captured in the palm of your hand? From Umberto Eco’s 'The Name of the Rose' to Philip Pullman’s 'His Dark Materials', powerful devices have played dramatic roles in incredibly popular stories. But is truth stranger than fiction? Drs Ackermann and Johnston give an intriguing insight into the real objects behind the stories.