Orkney Science Festival

Robert Lomas was at the Orkney Science Festival for the second time, giving a total of three talks.

Itinery of events that included Robert Lomas
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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