Survey: Can you outsmart New Scientist?
By Kat Austen Ever wanted to prove you know more than we do at New Scientist? New Scientist will be hosting “A Question of Science” at this year’s Cheltenham Science Festival. Come along to pit your wits against New Scientist editors, reporters from The Times and Festival celebrities in a quiz hosted by the BBC’s Quentin Cooper. Audience members will be able to use special keypads to answer questions – can you beat the professionals at their own game? And even if you can’t make it, you can still get involved. In one round of the quiz,the contestants will have to guess what our audience think about some important questions. What would be the greatest scientific discovery of all time? What fantasy gadget would you most like to own? Tell us what you think: A Question of Science Survey. The quiz will be at 9pm on Friday 11 June 2010 at Cheltenham Town Hall. You can buy advance tickets on the Cheltenham Science festival website. We’ll publish the questions, and the results of the poll,