Andre Geim

Sometimes a job just lands in your lap and you have to pinch yourself to make sure you’re not dreaming, and I’ve had two of those recently. The one I want to talk about today was the opportunity to be part of the team, Nathan Rae Productions, that was brought in to live-stream an evening with Noble Prize and Ignoble Prize winning scientist Andre Geim at the Museum of Science and Industry.

Happily this was a rather relaxed talk with Andre and none of the science was above my head, which I’m sure it would have been if it had been just a lecture on graphene. Prior to the job I had read up on both graphene and levitating frogs:

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