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Experiments in Space

By at November 26, 2016 | 1:24 am | 0 Comment

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Earlier this month Edinburgh Science Festival brought British ESA astronaut Tim Peake and NASA astronaut Tim Kopra together for Experiments in Space, a sold-out event held in the Usher Hall and hosted by space journalist and broadcaster Sarah Cruddas. During the event, the two crew-mates shared stories from their time living and working on the International Space

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An “Eggs-traterrestrial” Easter at Dynamic Earth

By at March 28, 2016 | 4:43 pm | 0 Comment

Lucie Broadfoot and Emma Dawson at Dynamic_Earth (1)

Easter is set to be “eggstra” special at Edinburgh’s five-star attraction, Dynamic Earth, with a whole host of space-themed events and activities. From 28 March until 7 April a series of interactive events, talks and workshops – some of which are organised in conjunction with the Edinburgh International Science Festival – will be aiming to drive children’s

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Take a Trip into Space for International Astronomy Day

By at April 22, 2015 | 12:05 pm | 2 Comments

Take a Trip into Space for International Astronomy Day at Dynamic Earth

Take a Trip into Space for International Astronomy Day at Dynamic Earth To celebrate International Astronomy Day this Saturday, Edinburgh’s five star attraction Dynamic Earth is hosting an exciting weekend of space themed fun. Running on 25 and 26 April, the highlight of ‘Space Weekend’ is sure to be the special run of Showdome film favourites, Astronaut, We

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Dynamic Earth goes digital with new multimedia guide

By at July 24, 2014 | 4:39 pm | 0 Comment

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On 25th July, Edinburgh’s five star visitor attraction Our Dynamic Earth is going digital, with the launch of a new multimedia guide which can be downloaded as a free app. Available in French, German, Spanish, Italian and English, the visitor companion provides foreign language translations for each section of the attraction, while also offering audio tracks,

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Summer news from Edinburgh Science Fest

By at July 16, 2014 | 5:59 pm | 0 Comment

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As the summer sun shines into the EdSciFest office we're starting to turn our focus to next year’s Festival. In 2015 we’ll celebrate the role of the Science Festival as a hub for ideas, information, innovation and inspiration and the halls, galleries, theatres and gardens of Edinburgh will transform into an Ideas Factory from 4-19 April. We launched our

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The Fun Erupts at Our Dynamic Earth!

By at July 1, 2014 | 5:29 pm | 0 Comment

Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh Gallery

Things are hotting up at Our Dynamic Earth this summer, as the five star attraction overflows with volcanic action. Making its debut at the attraction is the explosive ‘Supervolcanoes’ in the awe-inspiring ShowDome. Visitors get to witness volcanoes at their mightiest as they are taken on a thrilling journey: flying from giant volcanoes on other planets, to the

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Meet Earth’s First Rockstar At Our Dynamic Earth

By at April 5, 2014 | 9:52 pm | 0 Comment

Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh Gallery

This Easter, Harry Potter style magic meets the latest in science interpretation with the opening of Scotland’s Timelords, Our Dynamic Earth’s biggest ever redevelopment. Celebrating the life of one of Scotland’s greatest scientists, James Hutton – widely regarded as the father of modern geology – three new interlinked galleries will take visitors from

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Pupils Spot Aquatic Peter Pans At Deep Sea World

By at March 19, 2014 | 9:35 pm | 0 Comment

Axolotl at Deep Sea World

A group of primary schoolchildren has discovered a clutch of Critically Endangered salamander eggs during a visit to Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium. Native to Mexico, axolotls are commonly described as aquatic ‘Peter Pans’ because they remain in their larval form and never grow up. The North Queensferry aquarium put a group of the bizarre creatures

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Robots at Our Dynamic Earth!

By at October 16, 2013 | 4:07 pm | 0 Comment

Sonny from I-Robot is one of many robots on display at the lastest exhibition at Our Dynamic Earth

An army of robots from some of the most famous film and television programmes of the past century will be storming Our Dynamic Earth this October. From 12th-27th October, the iconic five-star attraction will be occupied by a 30-strong force of cyborgs, as part of the spectacular Robot1.1 exhibition. The collection of model androids and automatons gives a snapshot of

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One of the world’s longest tapestries to be unveiled at the Scottish Parliament

By at September 2, 2013 | 7:45 pm | 0 Comment

Scotland Tapestry

The Rt Hon Tricia Marwick MSP, Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament will unveil one of the world’s longest tapestries, The Great Tapestry of Scotland on Tuesday 3rd September at The Scottish Parliament. This is the first time that the 143 metre Tapestry will be unveiled in its entirety. 1000 volunteer stitchers have sewn for over 50,000 hours, using 300 miles

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