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What we did in March 2018

March has been a very fun and busy month! British Science Week has come and gone, we visited Hong Kong, launched a free Augmented reality resource and our fantastic presenter Zoe returned from maternity leave. Where have we been Free Augmented Reality

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Why is alcohol fizzy?

By Peri Jones  Beer, cider, sparkling wine…what do these have in common, except for being alcoholic? They also contain bubbles! It causes them to pop when opening a bottle, they have a “fizzy” taste on your tongue, and they might

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Posted in Chemistry, Physics

What we did in February 2018

February has been a very exciting month! Starting with our founding director Wendy Sadler receiving her MBE and continuing with a bunch of great shows. We performed in some fantastic places and we are all geared up and ready for

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What we did in January 2018

Despite being the first month of the year, January has been very busy for us here at science made simple.  We’ve been delivering brand new virtual reality workshops around South Wales, we’ve presented Welsh language shows in North Wales, we’ve

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The Super Blue Blood Moon

Tonight (31 January, 2018) the world, or at least a lot of it, will get to see a very rare lunar event, known as a super blue blood moon. The last time such a combination of lunar phenomena took place

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By Royal Approval…

by Wendy Sadler An invite to Buckingham Palace doesn’t come along every day – but when it does, what’s a science communicator to wear? I was humbled and excited to be honoured with an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday honours

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Immunotherapy: medical treatment with amazing possibilities

Here at science made simple, we love sharing our passion for science, and helping others who wish to do the same! This blog post is written by Charlotte Cain, a PhD student from New York.  Immunotherapy: a new type of treatment

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Keep Calm! I’m an Engineer

We absolutely love working on new and exciting projects that allow us to take science and engineering to new audiences. “Keep Calm! I’m an Engineer” is our newest workshop and is allowing us to do just that!  “Keep Calm! I’m

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Planetary Science: Exploring Other Worlds

By Leanne Gunn Have you ever wondered what it would be like to visit another planet? What would it look like? How high are its mountains? Has life ever existed there? Planetary scientists are the explorers of these other worlds.

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Can Physics Repair My Ping Pong Ball?

By Matthew Allen Often when trying to solve a hard scientific problem, I sit down with a hot cup of tea to help me relax and hopefully solve the problem. However, what if the cup of tea itself was the solution!

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Posted in Physics