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Dial a Scientist


We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A new holiday science programme with a difference.... you can take part!
Paddy Feeny will be phoning children all over the country and putting them on the line to the panel of resident scientists. You can talk to Patrick Moore about space travel and astronomy, and to Professor Richard Gregory about inventions and how the brain works.
This week's guest is Professor Eric Ash. who would be interested to answer questions about the way everything and anything in the world works.
You can hear ARTHUR GARRATT telling you how to use yourself as a guinea-pig for some amusing experiments.
If you would like a chance to talk on the telephone to the experts, send your question on a postcard, giving your name. age and telephone number, to:
Dial a Scientist, BBC. Broadcasting House. London WIA 1AA Producer ALISTAIR BROWN


Unknown: Paddy Feeny
Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Professor Richard Gregory
Unknown: Eric Ash.
Unknown: Arthur Garratt
Producer: Alistair Brown

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