The Infinite Monkey Cage is a live stage adaptation of the BBC Radio 4 show and podcast with hosts physicist Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince.
Past guests have included Sir Patrick Stewart (Star Trek, X-Men) , Stephen Fry (24: Live Another Day), Paul Foot (Last Comic Standing), Tim Minchin (Californication), and Eric Idle (Monty Python) and themes for discussion have included “Is Irrationality Genetic,” “Before The Big Bang” and “Are Humans Uniquely Unique.”
This show is a witty, irreverent and unashamedly rational look at the world based in empirical evidence. Brian and Robin tap into the brilliant minds of scientists and celebrity science enthusiasts for a captivating discussion of the most fascinating questions of our time. Each performance is unique, featuring a new topic for discussion by the guest panelists who have been paired to the evening’s theme.
The show has been awarded the Sony Gold award for Best Speech Program, a Chortle Award for comedy and the Royal Society prize for best science program.
The Independent described the show as a “witty and irreverent look at the world according to science” and by The Manchester Eve. News ‘Science is not only astonishing and beautiful, it can be downright hilarious – it’s education by stealth, the best kind!’
All performances will be recorded for future broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and for the podcast.
The San Francisco event will include astronomer Seth Shostack and Dr. Carolyn Porco
Tickets must be purchased in advance: https://www.shnsf.com/Online/mapSelect.asp
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