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”
Finding out what happens when you mix fire and Hydrogen, because why the hell not!
Spontaneous Combustion with Potassium Permanganate
What happens when you pour hot water on Liquid Nitrogen?
Today, NASA’s New Horizon mission made its closest approach to the dwarf planet Pluto, a journey that has been almost 10 years in the making. Launched on… Read more “New Horizon – A mission to the edge of the Solar System”
The first major solar eclipse to be visible in Britain for 15 years will happen this coming Friday, 20th March. From about 8.40am Britain will be plunged… Read more “There is a Solar Eclipse this Friday!”
‘Neighbours, everybody needs good neighbours…..’ It used to be a programme that I religiously watched every day as a youngster at 5.35pm – before the Simpsons at… Read more “Neighbours – the Cosmic Version”
It’s time for me to return to my first love in science, some hard core physics! Maybe those three words should never be placed together, but I… Read more “The Doppler Effect”