Reference numberMS/852
TitleTime capsule, 'Science in 50 years'
DateJuly 2007
DescriptionArchived time capsule containing approximately 100 sheets with individual's responses to 'what single question, dangerous or otherwise, should science address in the next 50 years?' Responses given by visitors to the Royal Society's 2007 Summer Science exhibition on James Chadwick and his secret WWII papers. To be opened on 1 June 2057.
Extent1 box/100 questionnaires/200pp
Access statusOpen
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