4 October 2016

Gastronaut vs UCL: The Explosive Food Smackdown!

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SCI's London Group in partnership with UCL's Chemical & Physical Society

UCL, London, UK

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Stefan Gates challenges the Great and the Good of UCL to explain his bizarre, extraordinary and explosive food demos.

Stefan performs spectacular food and science demos on TV, on YouTube and at the biggest science fairs in the country...but to his eternal shame, he's a mere English graduate.

Now he wants to pit his skills as a foodhead against you, the audience, by performing a series of strange and wonderful and overambitious demos, and asking if you can explain them better than he can! There'll be robots, bizarre food tasters, rockets, vortex cannons, sweets, live insects and glowing drinks.

Venue and Contact


Department of Chemistry
University College London
20 Gordon Street
London, WC1H 0AJ


Emma Thomas

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7598 1594

Email: communications@soci.org


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Stefan Gates, Television Presenter, author and broadcaster.