GMSS runs the Manchester chapter of Skeptics in the Pub. This involves a monthly speaker event and a monthly social event.
Every child grows up singing that classic song about the human body. But whilst they might learn all about what the different human bits are, they’re less likely to learn why they are that way.
Richard Firth-Godbehere knows a lot about disgust. Over the past six years, he has been looking at, analysing, and dissecting the history, philosophy, and psychology of disgust, culminating in a PhD in the origins of the English understanding of that feeling. He has come to the conclusion that it rules the world.
Jeff Forshaw, co-author of Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos with Brian Cox, explains the time before the Big Bang, when the universe was compressed into a space smaller than an atom.