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A 50th-anniversary screening of Planet of the Apes, the latest installment of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s podcast, and a game where everything is left to the players to decide

Planet of the Apes


Science guru Bill Nye’s views on the politics of space feature in the latest instalment of astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s excellent (if slightly hokey-sounding) StarTalk All-Stars podcast.


Actions have consequences in Growing the Galaxy: Boundless, a game where every element – from the politics to the buildings – is left entirely in the hands of the players. It launches on 11 September for PC and PS4.


The premiere of Marshmallow Laser Feast’s immersive black hole experience Distortions in Spacetime kicks off this year’s British Science Festival, in Hull from 11 to 14 September.


Discover how conflict can shape international science at “Science and the First World War: the aftermath”, a one-day conference at London’s Royal Society on 13 September.



Charlton Heston has crashed onto a distant planet ruled by apes! Go cheer him (or them) along at a 50th-anniversary screening of Planet of the Apes (pictured) on 15 September at the National Space Centre in Leicester. Doors open at 6.30pm BST.

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