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The Opening Interview: Life On Other Worlds

Monday 3rd April - 05:15 PM BST

The Opening Interview: Life On Other Worlds

Is there life out there?

In this interview, we delve into the mind of Professor Lee Cronin, a leading chemist and researcher at the forefront of the quest to create artificial life. As a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Glasgow, Cronin's groundbreaking work spans a diverse range of topics, from complex chemical systems and digital chemistry to the development of new materials and the exploration of life's origins. We will explore his innovative approaches to tackling some of the most challenging questions in chemistry, and his thoughts on the future of artificial life.

 

Timetable:

17:00 BST - Patent on Life DokboxCinema

17:15 BST - The Opening Interview: Life On Other Worlds The Lounge

18:00 BST - The Debate: The Origin of Life arena

19:00 BST - Antarctica: The Game on Ice DokboxCinema

19:20 BST - The Solo Talk: The Chemicals of Being arena

19:30 BST - Polly Paulusma stage

Lee Cronin

A revolutionary scientist, Lee Cronin is the Regius Chair of Chemistry at the University of Glasgow. He is a pioneer in the field of synthetic biology, where he leads a research group dedicated to transforming inorganic matter into living systems.

The Opening Interview: Life On Other Worlds

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