Why We Die

5.00 лв.

Saturday 8 October – 18:30 to 19:30
Cosmos Hall 
Adult audience
in English with interpretation

Death might not be certain, though taxes probably are. In this talk, featuring biologically immortal jellyfish, the world’s slowest bacteria and the cast of Alice through the Looking Glass, biologist Simon Watt delves into the surprising science behind why we die, and what the alternatives might be. Come to satisfy your morbid curiosity.

This event is dedicated to the 190th anniversary since the birth of writer Lewis Carroll.

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Death might not be certain, though taxes probably are. In this talk, featuring biologically immortal jellyfish, the world’s slowest bacteria and the cast of Alice through the Looking Glass, biologist Simon Watt delves into the surprising science behind why we die, and what the alternatives might be. Come to satisfy your morbid curiosity.

Simon is a biologist, writer, science communicator and TV presenter. Although best known for presenting the BAFTA-winning documentary series Inside Nature’s Giants and the Channel 4 special The Elephant: Life After Death, he spends most of his time taking science-based performances around the country. He has also written dozens of articles for national newspapers and websites including The Times and the Huffington Post. In Bulgaria he is also known for his participation at the Sofia Science Festival where he presented his book “Ugly Animals” published by the Iztok-Zapad publishing house

https://iztok-zapad.eu/sayman-uot

Additional information

Място / Venue

Sofia Tech Park, Cosmos Hall

Дата / Date

October 8, 2022

Език / Language

english

Начален час / Start

18.30

Краен час / Final

19.30

Подходящо за / Suitable for

adults

Цена / Price

5 BGN