Geothermal Energy in about 2 minutes, where we discover it’s uses throughout history, how it can be used for electricity generation, and how it creates some of the best natural phenomenon on the planet.
As a neuroscience student, working with donated bodies has been a hugely beneficial part of my education because, when it comes to anatomy, diagrams just don’t cut it. The history of Scotland’s world-leading anatomists has been well documented, as have the dubious sources of their cadavers . In the 19th century, it was commonplace for … More
It was a standard GIST evening. Stacks of cake, cookies and sweet treats, and a brilliant topic of conversation – favourite female scientists. As a mathematician I wanted to talk about someone in my field, and as a long term fan-boy the choice was easy. Let me tell you about Emmy Noether. More
Listen to Aidan McFadden and Richard Murchie’s interview with Strathclyde University’s Dr. Oi. Dr. Oi researches Bose Einstein Condensate’s in order to shed light on how gravitation and quantum mechanics interact.
For the dinosaurs, extinction came in the form of an asteroid strike. For the dodo, it was over-hunting by humans. For the gorillas, might it be the common cold? More
What do you do if you want drugs, hitmen, weapons or fake passports? Search the internet, of course! But a regular ol’ search engine isn’t going to be much help, especially as you’re probably being watched. So even if you do manage to order some nefarious goods, you will probably get caught. Now, we’re certainly … More
If you ever wondered what happens at a scientific night out, this is your chance to find out. Edinburgh Science Festival presents Big Bang Bash, an out-of-this-world party and Full Spectrum, our first club night. In association with the National Museum of Scotland we give you a space-themed party Big Bang Bash – Friday, 10 April … More