Prof Chris Lintott + Universe of Music with Steve Pretty

Presented by The Cosmic Shambles

Cost: £8 Age: 12+

Prof Chris Lintott is best known as co-presenter of the BBC’s long running The Sky at Night programme. He is a professor of astrophysics at the University of Oxford, where he is also a research fellow at New College. As Principal Investigator of the Zooniverse, he leads a team who run the world’s most successful citizen science projects, allowing more than a million people to discover planets, transcribe ancient papyri or explore the Serengeti. A passionate advocate of the public understanding of science, he is also the author, with Queen guitarist Brian May and Sir Patrick Moore of two books, both available in more than 13 languages.


Steve Pretty co-ordinates and performs about 100 gigs a year with Hackney Colliery Band as a freelance trumpet player and has also played with Kelis, Sam Smith, Paul Epworth, John Paul Jones, Sophie Ellis Bextor, The Cure, Paloma Faith, Jamie Cullum, Baaba Maal, Last Skeptik, Billy Bragg, Charlotte Church, Azekel, Eliza Doolittle and Eric Idle.


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