Where did the universe come from? Does time have an end? Is there something on the other side? Do we have free will?

Navigate the known and unknown reaches of our world at x&y.

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Dark Matters

Get the fascinating and frightening facts behind the brain with installations, talks, games and performances in this unique late night event.

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Laugh your scientific socks off...

Researchers take to the stage with tales and stories of their work and their love of science, with a monster theme this Halloween.

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Synthesis is a thought-provoking fusion of art and science, conceived and curated by the Forefront Collective. See the stunning exhibition. Join the conversation at the live events.

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Science spectacular

A day of activities for families to find out all about some of the latest and most exciting science in Manchester.

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Help scientists unlock what makes music catchy by taking part in #Hooked, a citizen science name-that-tune game. See the live show and contribute your catchiest tune online.

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