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For the next Skeptics meeting on the 27th of March we have Ben Hardwidge: The Vinyl Countdown all about hi-fi woo #WinSitP

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The next Round Table is on the 9th of April. See you at The Black Boy for some good food and great conversation. #WinSotRT

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The Creationists are coming! Again!

John MacKay is coming to Winchester Guildhall on Wednesday 2nd Oct at 7:15.

John MacKay

John MacKay is the International Director of Creation Research a Young Earth Creationist propaganda mill based in Australia.  Mackay has been around for 30 years and was previously associated with Ken Ham.  His background is in Geology and rejects all evidence [...]

Winchester Science Festival is back ! 20-22 July @WinSciFest

Open Access Laboratory – Cool Science Resource

the Open Access Laboratory is a project between the Natural History Museum, Imperial College and others.

They run field studies that anybody can participate in.

They also have downloadable guides for identifying species of plants, birds, insects etc.

Have a look. http://www.opalexplorenature.org/

 

Winchester Skeptics Christmas Bumper Fun Pack!

Hello everybody!

Yes, it’s that time of year when we at Winchester Skeptics say thank you to you, our loyal and noble patrons, for your steadfast support throughout the year.

 

This year, Dave and Crispian have done a fantastic job and to top it all off, they have invited some of our best friends [...]

Culham Fusion Reactor Trip – @fusionenergy @ReadingSITP

Well, last Wednesday was a particular highlight of my transient existence thus far. What was this amazing highlight ? It was a trip to the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy organised by those most splendid peeps of Reading Skeptics. Some time ago Mike posted a message on Twitter saying there was one last place on [...]

Chilbolton Observatory Trip

Well another stroke of luck. Davey and I were lucky enough to be able to visit a second site of science awesomeness as part of the national and international photo competition run by the Science and Technology Facility Council. That site was the Chilbolton Observatory just South of Andover. It’s the first time they have [...]

Rutherford Appleton Lab Trip

Dave Lee and I had the good fortune to be able to grab a ticket each for a PhotoWalk at the Rutherford Appleton Lab in Oxfordshire. The idea is that the lab opens its doors to photographers who get to go around various areas and take awesome sciencey photos for a national and international photo [...]

Stunning 360 degree Panorama of Curiosity on Mars

You have got to check this out in full screen mode. It’s jaw-dropping.

Curiosity rover: Martian solar day 2 in New Mexico

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SURREY SCIENCE CIRCUS 2012

Hello everyone!

Just thought you might want to know about this on Sept 15th;

http://www.surrey.ac.uk/sciencecircus/tickets/index.htm

And it’s all free although you have to book your tickets

SURREY SCIENCE CIRCUS 2012 The Surrey Science Circus …

…Strikes Back for our Fifth Year!

Light sabres on standby for Saturday 15th September

10.30 – 16.00 at University of [...]

Curiosity is down and safe on the surface of Mars !

And what an a amazing journey it was. But there is so much, sooooo much more to come.

Up at the crack of sparrows this morning and straight onto the NASA feed so I could watch everything as it happened. There was even a graphic simulation of events as they unfolded to us back [...]