Thursday, 30 September 2010, 12:00AM
Great Hall, Guildhall

Royal Society Anniversary Lecture: An Even Shorter History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson discusses the history of science and its importance in our world today. This lecture was delivered in the Great Hall at the Guildhall in the City of London in honour of the 350th anniversary of the Royal Society, founded in Gresham College in 1660.

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Bill Bryson is the internationally bestselling author of many books, including Mother Tongue, Notes from a Big Country, The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid and A Short History of Nearly Everything, which was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, won the Aventis Prize for Science Books in 2004 and was awarded the Descartes Science Communication Prize in 2005.

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30 September 2010

Royal Society Anniversary Lecture: An Even Shorter History of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson

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