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Get involved in Scotland’s celebration of science!

By at August 11, 2017 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh Science Festival have launched their Call for Ideas for the 2018 Edinburgh International Science Festival, which will run from 31st March–15th April 2018. 2018 is a very special year as they mark the 30th edition with a programme themed around Life, the Universe and Everything. The call is open to anyone – individuals, groups or

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There’s lots of things to do in Edinburgh this Christmas!

By at November 27, 2016 | 9:01 am | 0 Comment

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As usual, there are many great attractions and things to do in Edinburgh this Christmas. If you ever find yourself in Edinburgh at this time of year, be sure to check out the ice-skating rink in St. Andrews Square or, if you are walking along Princes Street Gardens, the Edinburgh Christmas markets.  The Gardens remain the key feature for many families. If you

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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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Visitors Invited to Access all Areas at Aquarium

By at November 18, 2016 | 2:41 am | 0 Comment

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Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, is inviting visitors to go behind the scenes with free ‘Access All Areas’ tours this weekend (November 19th-20th). The North Queensferry attraction is throwing open the doors to it off-show quarantine area to give the public the chance to view their collection of rare baby thornback and undulate rays. In September

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Dynamic Earth ‘Over the Moon’ to welcome Tim Peake

By at October 9, 2016 | 1:57 pm | 0 Comment

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5 October 2016 Britain’s first European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut, and national treasure, Tim Peake, will be visiting Edinburgh’s five-star attraction Dynamic Earth this autumn. On 17 October, families are invited to come and meet Tim Peake at Dynamic Earth. Tim began a 6 month mission to live and work on the International Space Station back in December 2015,

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