“It is the International Year of the Periodic Table as it has been 150 years since Mendeleev produced the first recognisable version of the Periodic Table and we are celebrating in many different ways, including the knitting project.”
The Moon will be New on March 6th and Full on March 21st, the day after the Spring Equinox. It will be the third successive ‘Supermoon’ when the Moon is Full at its closest to Earth.
On February 10th 1868 Jedburgh born David Brewster, renowned scientist in the field of optics died.
Scientists have uncovered a genetic difference in people who show greater compassion for animals.
Local MSP David Stewart, Labour, is keen to nominate John Macleod for the new Bank of England £50 note which will feature a scientist.
The Moon will be New on November 7th, and Full on November 23rd, when it rises within the Hyades cluster in Taurus.
The earliest recorded embankment raising was in 1879 and again in the 30’s yet again when the Thames barrier was installed.
The Moon will be New on October 9th, and Full on October 24th.
“thinking about how that word is used – ‘science’ – and what that means, today, and in relation to what we can see of the cultures of ancient societies.”
some of the events attended by Nick Morrison