In 1943 Prof Erwin Schrödinger gave a series of lectures in Trinity College Dublin entitled “What is Life?”.  It would lead to one of the greatest developments in modern science.  75 years on from those momentous lectures, Ireland’s Prof Luke O’Neill, a world-leading Immunologist has some questions. Who was Erwin Schrödinger?  What was the impact of his work?  And how on earth did a Nobel prize winning physicist end up in Ireland just before the outbreak of WWII?!

Airs Friday 23rd November, 7.30pm on RTE One

Luke O'Neill