Category Archives: 2007

3rd December 2007 – Old and New Technologies

Old and New Technologies and the Spread of the Minoan Civilisation in Crete Dr. Ina Berg from Manchester University helped us look into the technologies of pottery manufacture in ancient Crete. Her research uses X-ray analysis to determine how the … Continue reading

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5th November 2007 – The Holographic Universe

The Holographic Universe – Maybe the reality of our world is just an illusion Dr. Radu Tatar, Liverpool University, will help us look into the science of the Holographic Universe. String Theory suggests that our real world is made from … Continue reading

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7th October 2007 – Daresbury Science Festival

Science Festival at Daresbury Laboratories Knutsford SciBAr ran a stall at Daresbury Festival to entertain the children and teach a little bit about what’s out there in Space. The children had to make and decorate rockets based on 35mm film … Continue reading

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1st October 2007 – Defending the Earth against Asteroid and Comet Attack

Defending the Earth against Asteroid and Comet Attack – how are we doing? By popular request Dr Benny Peiser from Liverpool John Moores University returned to the SciBAr after a very successful session on Global Warming to discuss the issue of … Continue reading

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3rd September 2007 – The Sun

The Sun – Our nearest Star Dr Lucie Green  will introduce us to our nearest star. What makes our Sun shine? How long will it shine? How do we know? What sort of regular changes does it go through? Does … Continue reading

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6th August 2007 – Invisibility Cloaks

Invisibility Cloaks – Science not Magic Professor Sir John Pendry from Imperial College London will help us look into the science behind invisibility cloaking. A lot of research is being carried out in the USA on the physics of “invisibility” – … Continue reading

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