“The glassmakers in Ribe were clearly connoisseurs who preferred the clearest glass they could get their hands on.” Gry Hoffmann Barfod from the Department of Geoscience at Aarhus University
Funding Boost for Orkney International Science Festival
OISF joins with other science festivals and events around Scotland with awards of grants ranging from £7,000 to £65,000.
EPSILON BOÖTIS REVISITED
” What looks more likely is that there was something in the centre of Stonehenge I, which was gone by the building of Stonehenge II and III. “
The ‘power of ancient genomics’ uncovers new information about human prehistory in Early Japan
The Japanese archipelago has been occupied by humans for at least 38,000 years but Japan underwent rapid transformations only in the last 3,000 years, first from foraging to wet-rice farming, and then to a technologically advanced imperial state.
Kim Foden with her 30 line televisor which can be seen in Orkney’s Wireless Museum
Building the STEM Ambassador Network in Orkney
STEM Ambassadors are volunteers who go into local schools, colleges and youth and community groups to support learning.
Revealing the Inks of the Ancient Egyptians
In ancient Egypt, Egyptians used black ink for writing the main body of text, while red ink was often used to highlight headings, instructions or keywords.
Women In Engineering & Science #STEM
In traditionally male-dominated fields, such as STEM (for science, technology, engineering and mathematics), only two of every ten positions are occupied by women.
Decline in Sea Turtle Sightings
Only 11 green turtle sightings were found in the records (all from 1980 to 2016)
Inside a Volcano
The complex plumbing system beneath volcanoes has been revealed in the clearest detail ever, marking a ‘major step forward’ in our understanding of how they are formed and behave.