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How to build the universe from Lego, over a pint of beer - "Pint of Science" festival - Why not have one in your community?

May 19, 2015View for printing

In a central London pub, a young bearded physicist is demonstrating how to build a model of the universe from plastic Lego bricks. Clue: you need a lot of them.

Across town, in different bars, other experts are probing the mysteries of cancer and dementia, life on other planets, and how to win a Nobel prize.

It's all part of the May 18-20 "Pint of Science" festival, a fast-growing event that gives scientists a platform in dozens of drinking establishments across nine countries to explain their research to the public.

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As Paul Morton says: "We need this in Missoula."
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