The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas: Einstein’s Ghost and Happiness!

Spoken Word

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Description

Top academics, dangerous ideas and your host comedian Susan Morrison. Benjamin Giblin (The University of Edinburgh) was told that studying astronomy would be fun, but he now has Einstein’s ghost sleeping on his couch and has discovered that the Universe is dark and terrifying. And psychologist Dr Caroline Brett (The University of Edinburgh) asks what is "happiness", and does it mean the same thing for everyone? Why are some people bright and sunny while others are more dreich?

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: For Stand 5, through the main door of The Place Hotel (2 wide steps) – through the bar area - out to the courtyard (1 step from the bar door and 9 wide steps down into the courtyard). The door to stand 5 is accessible through the courtyard. Staff are always available to assist, however we cannot help to carry customers.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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