april, 2017

09apr3:00 pm4:30 pmExploring the Influence of D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson

Event Details

An Edinburgh International Science Festival Event

This year marks the centenary of the publication of On Growth and Form, the hugely influentual book by the Scottish zoologist D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson, which has inspired scientists and artists ever since. Join science writer Philip Ball in conversation with art historian Ed Juler and Matthew Jarron, curator of the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum, to explore the continuing influence of this underappreciated figure.

Tickets available through the Science Festival website


(Sunday) 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm GMT


National Museum of Scotland

Chambers Street, Edinburgh


Edinburgh International Science Centre

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