Back for its fourth Science Festival, LateLab is an inspirational wunderkammer of presentations, performances, interactives and installations for the sci-curious. Each event is a uniquely memorable experience, with no two LateLabs ever the same. Expect real-time experiments, unusual inventions and creative encounters…

This year, we kick off with TRON v TRON: Legacy, a new take on the Atmosphere screening complementing the National Museum of Scotland’s Game Masters exhibition. Step inside the digital world and play to decide which film we screen. Encounters will introduce you to Ginsberg, a new online tool that helps us understand ourselves better by tracking our activity and mood, with a salon-style evening of cerebral stimulation and debate.

Regular LateLab favourite Dialogues will celebrate experimental music and sonic art, and PechaKecha presents a science-infused night of quick-fire presentations and GastroLab shakes up some cocktails with Molecular Mastery. In the final LateLab of the Festival, Beauty by Design explores the chemistry, engineering, politics and sometime brutality of beauty regimes past and present, complementing the exhibition of the same name at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

LateLab is a collaboration between Edinburgh International Science Festival and New Media Scotland.

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