Once again it’s nearly time for the amazing Winchester Science Festival. This year you can see more of the wonder of science with fire and explosions and music and comedy and really wild things. On Saturday you can even see the physicist who discovered pulsars, the wonderful Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell giving a lecture entitled [...]
The most appalling thing is happening : The Royal Institution building is going to be sold. It has reportedly been put onto the market to fund the debts created by former director Baroness Greenfield when she decided to spend £22M on a cafe and wine bar on the premises. These, along with event spaces, were [...]
Wow ! What a fantastic night. So much comedy, fun, fire, music and magic. I for one was aching from laughing so much. For all of you that missed out on this once in a lifetime experience I have some photos below. You can mouseover for the comments. On behalf of the whole of the [...]
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 [...]
You have got to check this out in full screen mode. It’s jaw-dropping.
Curiosity rover: Martian solar day 2 in New Mexico
Just thought you might want to know about this on Sept 15th;
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 [...]
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 [...]
Can’t wait for the landing. I’ll be up watching whatever feeds I can get my internet connection onto. We’ve got a fairly poor record of landing stuff on Mars so this is going to be a bit nerve-wracking. MSL could tell us so much about the possibility of life on Mars. It’s going to be [...]