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Cambridge Science Festival-25th March 2013

March 31, 2013

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What do you associate with scientific research? Hi-tech Equipment? Progress? A person? A place? The Cavendish Laboratory? My trip to the Cambridge Science Festival challenged some of my ideas about scientific research and it became clear how science has developed into our image of it today. Even my idea of the Cavendish Laboratory was “wrong”-having […]

Science News Update-9th March 2013

March 9, 2013

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What makes science so interesting? I think it is partly down to its dynamic and progressive nature; new discoveries are constantly being made and we can feel that we are continually moving towards greater understanding of the world and the universe. On that note, this post is an update on the news in science this […]

Trip to the Rutherford-Appleton Laboratory-1st March 2013

March 3, 2013

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Fresh from a visit to the Rutherford-Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire, the subject of this entry is particle accelerators. On arrival at the lab, it became clear that it is much more than just a lab, it’s in fact part of a whole complex of buildings dedicated to research at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, […]