Cheltenham Science Festival, invited talk

Royal Society, Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham Ladies' College. London, United Kingdom

Why is life the way it is?

We know surprisingly little about how complex life began. How are we here at all and why has life evolved the way it has? Evolutionary biochemist Nick Lane reveals fascinating new ideas about the singular event that sparked complex life into existence, and asks whether evolution would follow a similar path on other planets.