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Science and Cocktails is held in Copenhagen, Denmark.

This year, scientists from around the world will head to Copenhagen to present their research.

ScienceNordic will bring articles from some of the scientists involved throughout the year.

You can also watch the lectures online. Videos will be uploaded to each of these articles after the event.

Next Event:

20:00, Saturday 25. November 2017 Byens Lys, Christiania, Copenhagen Karen Douglas, University of Kent, UK Secrets and lies: The psychology of conspiracy theories

See the full program at Science and Cocktails.

 

Will we ever see a black hole?

In the shadowy regions of black holes two fundamental theories describing our world collide. Can these problems be resolved and do black holes really exist? First, we may have to see one and scientists are trying to do just this.

What in the world is consciousness?

Our perception of the world around us, and ourselves within it, are ‘controlled hallucinations’ that the brain uses to help keep itself alive

New Materials for a New Age

You probably haven’t heard of “multiferroics,” but they could lead to entirely new ways of designing technologies, some of which we are only just starting to imagine.

An enlightened approach to “illegal” drugs will revolutionise medicine and science

OPINION: Let logic prevail! It is time for all countries to review their support of the current UN approach to recreational drug control and allow medical research on illegal substances.

Stephen Hawking: Master of the Multiverse

The multiverse challenges science as we know it, and Hawking wasn’t pleased with it. But our journey to the edges of time has since reshaped our vision of the cosmos, and ourselves.

High definition archaeology reveals secrets of the earliest cities

A new approach to urban archaeology casts fresh light on daily life in some of the world’s first cities.

Can Greenlandic mud help feed the world?

Can nutrient-rich mud from Greenland transform poor tropical soils to produce more and higher quality food? This is what a new research project will study.

Secrets and lies: The psychology of conspiracy theories

Belief in conspiracy theories can influence politics, health, the environment, and even job satisfaction. So what makes people believe them and what can we do about it?

Scientist: We could find intelligent life in space within two decades

For the first time in human history, we have both the knowledge and the technology to search for alien life. And we may find it as early as the middle of this century.

Will we ever be able to grow organs in a Petri dish?

Stem cells can already be employed to replicate any cell in the body and may one day be used to grow entire organs or cure diseases such as Parkinson’s and diabetes. But there are still a number of unanswered questions before the stem cell revolution really takes off.