Robert Lomas was at the Orkney Science Festival for the second time, giving a total of three talks.
|Friday 1st September 2000||7.30 - 10.00 pm||The Megalith Builders||A physicist, an astronomer and an archaeologist
carry forward the work of Prof. Alexander
Thom in revealing Neolithic mathematical
& engineering skills.
Dr Robert Lomas, Prof. Archie Roy, Dr Euan MacKie.
|Orkney Arts Theatre||£2 & £1|
|Saturday 2nd September 2000||10.00 am - 12.30 pm||Designing Brodgar||How did they do it? Dr Robert Lomas, Christopher Knight and Prof. Archie Roy on the megalithic yard and its uses, with a practical demonstration.||Finstown Community Centre||£2 & £1|
|Monday 4th September 2000||7.30 - 10.00 pm||Carbon-Dating the Turin Shroud||Radio-carbon dates say it's medieval: arguments continue on interpretation. Make up your own mind from two radically opposing views, from authors of recent books. Christopher Knight and Robert Lomas debate with Tim Wallace-Murphy and Marilyn Hopkins.||Albert Hotel||£2 & £1|
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Robert and Chris won the debate with an overwelming majority
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