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Pi: Platform for Investigation – Powered by Siemens is a monthly event where families discover cutting edge research that's happening right now in and around Manchester and the North West.

Each month our partners from universities, research centres and other organisations take over our purpose-built high-tech platform, complete with computer ports and experiment tables, to introduce visitors of all ages to important innovations via conversation and fun.

June's Pi: The computer age

Date: Saturday 23 June 2018

Back in 1948 the University of Manchester built Baby, the world’s first computer to store and run a program. Celebrate its 70th birthday by seeing how far computing has come since then—from cyber security to coding robots—and don’t forget to meet the museum’s replica.

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