Gallery 2, Episode 2 - Meeting Eight
Gavin Pretor-Pinney, co-founder of The Idler magazine and author of The Cloudspotter's Guide donates a very rare type of cloud to the museum and also discusses the dangers of falling through larger clouds.
Physicist and journalist Simon Singh chooses as his exhibit the Horn Antenna, a radio telescope covered with pigeon droppings which provided the first real evidence of the Big Bang.
Comedian, author and the first man to cross the English Channel in a bath Tim Fitzhigham donates the book Don Quixote to the museum and talks about his own attempts to live like a knight.
The full episode title is "Meeting Eight - Rooms 61-63: A Kelvin-Helmholtz Cloud, The Holmdel Horn Antenna & Don Quixote".
- Monday 11th May 2009
- BBC Radio 4
- 30 minutes
Cast & crew
|John Lloyd||Host / Presenter|
|Sean Lock||Host / Presenter|