Sunday 9 June

Demis Hassabis – The Future of AI and Science

11am – 12pm

Artificial intelligence has the potential to change the world of science – by making new discoveries, solving complex problems and pushing the boundaries of existing knowledge. From drug discovery and disease pandemics to climate change, astronomy and material design, Jim Al-Khalili talks to co-founder and CEO of the world leading AI research company DeepMind, Demis Hassabis, about AI’s huge potential for scientific breakthrough. Interview recorded at Cheltenham Science Festival on Saturday 9 June 2018.

In The Shadow of The Moon

introduced by Chris Riley
12.15pm – 3pm

In 1961, NASA started its Apollo program to realise President John F. Kennedy’s dream of putting a man on the moon. This documentary retells the story of the program’s mission through archival footage and interviews with all the surviving astronauts, except Neil Armstrong. With the U.S. racing to beat the Soviet Union into space, NASA began a series of test flights, culminating in Armstrong’s 1969 walk on the moon and briefly uniting the world in awe of the United States’ accomplishment.

Moonwalk One – The Directors Cut

introduced by Chris Riley
3.30pm – 6pm

Filmmaker Theo Kamecke marks the first moonwalk by Neil A. Armstrong on July 20, 1969. Narrated by Laurence Luckinbill.