Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

The Future of Quantum Computing

September 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Quantum computers represent a new way to process information. Might they be able to crack what are currently thought to be unbreakable codes and answer unanswerable questions?

Quantum computing represents a paradigm shift in computing technology. Answers that lie beyond the reach of current ‘classical’ computers may soon be within our grasp. Quantum computers should offer the ability to process information in a way that allows us to model complex chemical processes, such as the way that drugs work in the body. What do they mean for storing medical data, simulating the body and for AI?

The Science Museum has joined forces with CompBioMed to assemble a panel of experts to explore the future of this incredible technology.

Chaired by theoretical physicist and The Life Scientific presenter Jim Al-Khalili, the panel consists of:

Prineha Narang – Assistant Professor of Computational Materials Science, Harvard University

• Vivien Kendon – Reader in Computational Quantum Information Theory, Durham University

• Peter Love – Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Tufts University

• Peter Coveney – Professor of Physical Chemistry, University College London

At the IMAX Cinema, Level 0, The Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD. Please note that it takes approximately 10 minutes to reach the IMAX Theatre from the Museum Entrance.

Free event, but booking required. 

The event is for ages 18 and over.

Further information on the Science Museum website


September 25, 2019
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Science Museum


IMAX Theatre at the Science Museum
Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2DD United Kingdom
+ Google Map