Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution
The promotion advancement of science, literature and art
2nd May - 5th September
29.06.15 - 7.30pm
Members/Students £2 Visitors £4
Stimulating youth orientated activities in science, technology & chemistry.
Our Saturday Coffee Morning is open to both members and non-members. Please come and enjoy conversation and Martin Carwardine’s Coffee (£1.00 a...
BRLSI's wide-ranging programme of talks are open to all at £4/£2. For non-BRLSI events please check poster for details.
The BRLSI has a large collection of objects and specimens from around the world. A selection can be seen in our Online Museum.
Our venue has rooms to hire for meetings of all kinds from morning to late evening.
.On Friday June 26th at 7.30 pm, Mr Ehsan Masood, editor Research Fortnight, will explore the rich and fertile Islamic scientific revolution that over a long period advanced knowledge of astronomy, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and medicine.
Marine renewable energy is a key component of the drive towards sustainable energy and can provide 20% of the UK’s electricity demand. Dr Philippe Blondel of the University of Bath will speak on Friday May 29th 7.30 pm on ‘Marine Renewable Energies : Sonar, beasties and the quest for green power’.
Bath and the Nile Explorers: In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Burton and Speke's encounter in Bath, September 1864, and their 'Nile Duel' which never happened
Tuesday 7th July 2015
Professor John Cottingham - Heythrop College, University of London
Visitors £4 Members/Students £2
Wednesday 8th July 2015
7pm for 7:30pm
Dr Christopher Brooke - Homerton College, University of Cambridge
Visitor - £4 Members/Students £2
Our Elwin room has four, original Casali paintings on the ceiling which were painted in the 1830's including Pan, The Arcadian god of nature and music.. Find out more here:
Stony-iron Meteorite: Consisting of planet core and mantle materials, peridot olivine crystals in an iron-nickel matrix, there are only 61 Pallasites known. This is a small section of the first ever found: in 1772 German naturalist Peter Pallas studied a 680kg specimen found near Krasnoyarsk in the mountains of Siberia. Our small section was given to us by the antiquarian and traveller Sir Richard Colt Hoare, 2nd Baronet FRS (1758 – 1838).