Prepare for a journey of discovery at YorNight 2020
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Take a journey around the world in a mock aircraft, try a bug flapjack or have a go at a smartphone memory game at YorNight on Saturday 8 February at York Barbican….
Explore the wonders of space inside an inflatable planetarium, find out what your skeleton can reveal about you or unleash your creativity on a graffiti wall.
With FREE hands-on activities, demonstrations, games, puzzles, bite-size talks, a science cabaret and more, YorNight on Saturday 8 February promises a journey of discovery into the amazing world of research.
Presented by the University of York, YorNight showcases the fascinating work of more than 70 locally-based researchers. Come along and see for yourself how research being carried out in our city is influencing and transforming our daily lives.
Suitable for all ages, YorNight takes place at York Barbican. Enjoy hands-on activities from 2pm to 6pm, bite-size talks from 2.30pm to 6pm and a science cabaret from 6pm to 7.30pm. Drop in for an hour or stay for more.
• Take a journey of discovery in a mock plane and learn why air pollution is a global problem • Find out how you would have looked and lived 200,000 years ago • Venture into the Sundome and explore fusion energy • Have a go at playing the bass guitar • Explore the secret world o f plant chemistry • Help analyse a 1,000 year old body preserved in a bog • Listen to bite-size talks on plastic pollution, artificial intelligence, HS2 and much more • Enjoy science cabaret acts
Free tickets are available in advance at yornight.com or from the York Barbican Box Office on the day. For more information and to see the full programme visit YorNight.com
YorNight 2020 is presented by the University of York with support from the Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF).