Tom Morton Smith We chatted with the Oppenheimer playwright Tom Morton-Smith is an English playwright. A former writer in residence for Paine’s Plough, Tom has written a number of acclaimed plays, most recently the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of ‘Oppenheimer’. The play, about physicist Robert J Oppenheimer and the Manhattan Project, was a huge commercial and critical success, playing at the RSC in Stratford-upon-Avon before transferring for a sell-out run in The West End. Interview part of the archive of The Incomplete Map of the Cosmic Genome. Filmed in July 2015. Full transcript below. When scientists are portrayed...Read More
Our universities are crammed full of brilliant people working on just about every imaginable problem. I’ve been in university all my adult life (yeah I know, get a real job) but I never cease to be amazed on the diversity of topics and ingenuity of the human mind.Read More
What does red taste like? What colour is a C#? Is the number 5 male or female? These might sound like strange questions, but for people with synaesthesia, they are a normal part of life.Read More
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