GMSS runs the Manchester chapter of Skeptics in the Pub. This involves a monthly speaker event and a monthly social event.
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.
For our “QED Fringe” talk this year, Dr Mike Drayton will ask: is it possible to spot lies?
Is AI our biggest existential threat, or just naysayers drumming up doomsday scenarios? Well, as usual, it’s a little bit more complicated than that.
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.