Twitter Q&A

We're hosting live question and answer chats on Twitter with seven of our exhibitors. Join us to ask the scientists and engineers behind the exhibition's incredible displays about their work.

Past Q&As

Using the hashtag #asksummerscience, you asked scientists behind this year's exhibits a wide range of questions.


Find out what was asked and answered using the Storify links below.


Monday 23 June 
Set the controls for the heart of the sun


Tuesday 24 June 12:00-12:45
From the inside out: frontiers in medical imaging


Wednesday 25 June 12:00-12:45
Catch a comet


Tuesday 1 July 12:00-12:45
Butterfly evolution from jungles to genomes


Wednesday 2 July 12:00-12:45
The gold rush


Thursday 3 July 12:00-12:45
The Higgs boson and beyond


Friday 4 July 12:00-12:45
Smart wing design


Please leave questions which are:

  • related to science
  • relevant to the exhibit
  • not too long
  • not a repeat of someone else's question
  • of value to the discussion

If you can't make the live chat, you can ask your questions in advance using the hashtag #asksummerscience.