“The landing on the Moon was a transformational achievement which changed the perspective we have on our own planet forever: a fragile blue marble on the vast dark lunar sky.”
It became rapidly apparent that this is a hugely complex area to study .
Science Seminar at ICIT, Stromness, 2.30pm – 3.30pm
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have used the sound of the sea to discover the route taken by hot fluids that feed a supervolcano in southern Italy.
“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.