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Welcome to the Most Splendid Electrical Website of Mr Robert Newman

Rob will be performing The Brain Show August 5th - 28th during the Edinburgh Festival, Summerhall, Edinburgh, 7.15pm in the Main Hall.

Listen to Rob being interviewed about The Brain Show by Kerri Smith on the science journal Nature's podcast.

Rob will be doing a book reading and Q and A in Edinburgh and Glasgow in March and April.

On 9th June Rob will be taking part in a Cyc du Soleil Benefit Gig, at the Pegasus Theatre, Oxford. Cyc du Soleil provide pedal-powered and solar powered lights and PA for gigs (as seen in History of Oil DVD). They now want to build a fossil-fuel-free touring arena!

Read Rob's Food for Thought interview in the Independent.

Rob's Radio 4 series, The Entirely Accurate Encyclopedia of Evolution started on 15th October - Episode 4 aired on 5th November. Missed the series? Catch up on iPlayer here "Newman combines proper scientific argument with dazzling shafts of wit." - The Times

The Entirely Accurate Encyclopedia of Evolution book has been published to tie in with Rob's Radio 4 series, which began on 15th October. Here's the Entirely Accurate book cover!

Read Robert's Philosophy Now article Can Robots Be Ethical?.

Here's a wonderful review of The Trade Secret, by the Historical Novel Society.

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