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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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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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5 Million Steps Challenge for The Flying Seagull Project

Staff from science made simple, The Institute of Physics Wales, and Las Cumbres Observatory are teaming up to walk 5 million steps between Friday 15th September and Saturday 14th October. This challenge will raise money for The Flying Seagull Project. If

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The Great American Solar Eclipse

By Peri Jones On the 21st August 2017, the Moon covered the Sun in the sky across America for the first time in 26 years. For the past few years, ‘America 2017’ had been a common topic in the Jones

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Best of luck for the future, James!

James Piercy, the head of science made simple East in Norwich, is leaving science made simple for new adventures in public engagement. We are really going to miss him but we are also really excited for him in his new

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BIG Event 2017

By Becca Smithers From 19th-21st July science communicators from the UK and beyond gathered at the Centre for Life in Newcastle to attend the BIG Event, a conference for STEM communicators. Not only would I be attending BIG Event 2017, I

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Poppy presents…15th Birthday Celebrations!

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 the recent winner of out secondary category video competition, Poppy Oxberry. science made simple

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Making Science Simple: Video Competition Finalists

We are delighted to announce the finalists for our “Making Science Simple Video Competition.” We had absolutely fantastic entries and have been inspired by the amazing talent out there. There are three videos in each category, listed below then scroll

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