Small inventions that changed the world - RSA

Small inventions that changed the world

Public talks / Video / Online

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Online via YouTube

  • Design
  • Manufacturing
  • Technology

Modern technology can seem mind-bogglingly complex. But beneath the surface, it can be beautifully simple.

Nails, springs, wheels, magnets and string - these individual wonders have built our modern world. Each component has a long history and is the result of many iterations and refinements. Together, they have enabled humanity to see the invisible, build the spectacular and communicate across vast distances. 

Join award-winning engineer and broadcaster Roma Agrawal as she deconstructs our most complex feats of engineering into seven fundamental inventions that have changed our lives - and our societies - in dramatic ways.

Want to watch this event at RSA House?

For those wishing to gather with friends or colleagues to watch, it will be screened on The Steps in The Coffee House. Join us there at 13.00.

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