In this fascinating article Duncan Lunan describes the development of the Space Suit.
This year’s shortlisted projects feature major place-making investments, employability initiatives, and activities delivered by community groups and arts organisations in both urban and rural contexts.
Schools can apply for grants up to £5000 to test an element of the draft Film and Screen curriculum with classes from Early Years to S3, or to design and deliver screen education projects for schools.
On Sept 24, 1952, the oceanographic survey vessel Kaiyo-Maru No 5 was destroyed by a submarine eruption.
The odd light shower across Shetland in the morning. Otherwise it will be a dry day with variable amounts of cloud and some sunny intervals. Brisk northwesterly winds across Shetland easing down. Maximum temperature 11 °C.
“This creates exciting possibilities for Martian research, as the size and power of the MinION makes it an ideal candidate for deployment in future exploration missions, using the process we have developed.” Professor Martin-Torres , University of Aberdeen
“The seaman prepared to start his watch at 4 am. This was quite normal. What wasn’t normal was that he had driven from home to do it. This seaman is one of the new mariners operating autonomous vessels which have no crew on board.”
Celebrating our rural Post Boxes
This young adult novel by C.R. Coen is definitely quite the adventure.
A cool and rather cloudy day across the Northern Isles with showers or, especially across Shetland, some longer spells of rain. Becoming breezy as the northwesterly wind strengthens. Maximum temperature 12 °C.