I think I should start off with a bit of background info about me. I stumbled into my career path in science communication purely as a way… Read more “Sci Com Story – When the back up plan fails…..”
There was a time when Britain was at the forefront of engineering in the world. During the Victorian era, and with the vast resources of its empire,… Read more “The Bloodhound Super Sonic Car (SSC)”
What is the colour of the universe? Well one simple look into the night sky would tell you that the majority of it is black, as there… Read more “What is the colour of the universe?”
A look into the amazing ‘water fearing’ properties of Hydrophobic Sand….
So space is the in thing again. In the past few years we have had several missions that have caught the public’s imagination as well as enhanced… Read more “The future of space exploration”
So Christmas is over for another year. Presents have been exchanged, huge mountains of food devoured, and a vast amount of alcohol consumed. Time to put the… Read more “The Science of Christmas”
Barossa Reservoir was created between 1899 and 1902 in the Barossa Valley in South Australia. Its most defining feature is a 36 metre curved wall, which was… Read more “The acoustic effects of Barossa Valley Reservoir”
Took the opportunity to film some experiments from Glasgow Science Centre show ‘Flame On’, and the results are incredible…..
A quick video showing refraction of light using glass and water.
In May 2015, and as part of my role at theGIST, I lead a team to film the Pint of Science festival in Glasgow. Held in 4… Read more “the GIST @Pint of Science”