Tag Archives: Edinburgh Science Festival

Kid (and big kid) fun at the science festival

A more succinct version of this is on the Clicket blog.  This is my last post from the Science Festival!  I’ve had a fantastic time. All through the science festival, I’ve been seeing tweets about the fun kid stuff at … Continue reading

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My science festival stats

Over the weekend, I tried to tell someone how many science festival events I’d been to, but I got confused and lost count.  So I’ve just got the programme and counted up: I went to the festival on 12 days … Continue reading

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Climate change, exoplanets and Friday 13th

I can’t believe the science festival is finished!  I’ve had a great time for the last 2 weeks. I didn’t get round to writing about Friday’s events when they happened, so here’s a round-up of the last 3 adult events … Continue reading

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A big contrast: DJing and cities

Since the weekend, my Science Festival attendance has been a bit more sporadic – just one event on Monday and one yesterday.  (Although I have some lovely things lined up for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, including finally acquiring some children … Continue reading

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Dancing and tweeting and dancing and tweeting…

From the first time I saw InMotion advertised, I was excited about the idea of live dance performances in the National Museum.  I love dance, but I neither participate in it nor go to see professional dance performances nearly as … Continue reading

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Fire!

I am currently smelling, appropriately, of woodsmoke… Another sudden decision of what to go to at the science festival had me doing something a little crazy: Can you guess what it is yet? I can’t say I’ve been desperate all … Continue reading

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Designer athletes and catalytic clothing

I’d been thinking a couple of science festival talks I’d been to were ‘good but not amazing’ and then I went to Designer Athletes last night and was really surprised to be completely engaged with a really fascinating discussion – … Continue reading

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