Late in 2013, the Gaia satellite was launched into orbit 1.5 million km from Earth. Come and find out how Gaia will track one billion stars as they travel through space and how you can contribute to real science discoveries with Gaia.
Science is not for boys, it's not for girls: it's for everyone! Recent reports highlighted that only 13% of the STEM workforce are women, but that's still 693,000 women doing interesting and valuable work. ScienceGrrl want you to meet the women who are doing great work as scientists and engineers.
Ignite! brings its ever popular 3-2-1-Ignition* on tour to the British Science Festival. Citizen Science for all the family has never been so accessible, intriguing and fun. All activities are free and you can drop in at any time - but be warned; once you're in, you won't want to leave!
Family members of all generations are invited to this event to experience Abertay University's interactive instant ageing lab and help their computer and social scientists develop some exciting new video games for older users!
The world of 3D printing and laser technology opens up an alternative ways of making the heirlooms of the future whilst exciting and colourful processes with non-precious metals will show how technology can drive new design ideas. Join us in this workshop to find out how.
Cancer comes in many shapes and forms, but have you ever had the chance to take a look at cells up close? This art display shows a selection of fascinating cell images, showing the incredible detail of cancer in various forms.