Watch the trailer for our upcoming RiAdvent ‘Chromosome’ series
Tim Cockerill returns to take a look at some leeches in a short piece produced for YouTube’s Geek Week back in August. If you’re a bit squeamish this probably isn’t for you! We couldn’t really make a video about leeches without showing off their impressive feeding apparatus, a Y-shaped jaw packing in roughly 300 teeth! This …
A levitating superconductor and a bewildering Möbius strip made from over 2,000 magnets…
Fire breathing – it all hinges on the oxygen in the air.
If we can cure our symptoms with placebo medications – why can’t we just do this all the time?
Short film I made with materials scientist and science presenter Mark Miodownik demonstrating some of the weird properties of ferrofluid.
Filming flame tests with Group 1 Alkali Metals.
Recent video shot and produced for the Ri Channel, featuring Professor Neil Shubin who discovered the remarkably well preserved fossil of the transitional organism Tiktaalik roseae.
In a week’s time In The Dark will be hosting a special listening event at the Wellcome Collection, as part of the larger Voice event. We will be curating an evening of listening that taps into our complex relationship with the voice, featuring a rich chorus of vocalisations, speech and other oral oddities.
The Modern Alchemist One of the great pleasures of working at the Royal Institution is witnessing the frenzy that goes on behind the scenes in the lead up to the Christmas Lectures. This year the lectures cover the chemical elements and are presented by Dr Peter Wothers, a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and …