Category Archives: 2008

1st December 2008 – The Effects of Space and Ageing on Human Physiology

Professor Mario Narici from Manchester University led the discussion on the effects of space trips on the physiology of astronauts. Astronauts have the urgent requirement for physiotherapy treatment on return from space, if they are not to fracture a limb … Continue reading

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3rd November 2008 – Emulating Biology to make Thin Film Solar Cells

Professor Paul O’Brien from Manchester University returned to inform and entertain us, yet again. Paul led our very first SciBAr on the topic of Nanotechnology and returned to lead our discussion on what’s new in Nanotechnology and discuss with us … Continue reading

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9th October 2008 – Knutsford Literary Festival

Dave Thompson (Founder of Knutsford SciBAr) wrote a poem for the “Knutsford Literary Festival – Poetry Night” taking a Proton’s view of the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. Perhaps you can see why he focussed his life … Continue reading

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6th, 7th October 2008 – Science Explosion, Liverpool

Exhibition at the World Museum Liverpool Knutsford SciBAr recently attended the “Science Explosion” event run by the BA for children at The World Museum, Liverpool to launch the 2008 BA Festival 2008. Following on previous themes we took with us … Continue reading

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6th October 2008 – Mining in Space

What’s out there and how could we get it back here? Dr Benny Peiser from Liverpool John Moores University returns to inform and entertain us, yet again, leading the discussion on Mining in Space. We are talking about minerals in … Continue reading

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5th October 2008 – Daresbury Science Festival

Daresbury Science Festival – Exhibition at Daresbury Laboratories   Knutsford SciBAr set up stalls at Daresbury Science Festival where in a sizeable area we featured Dragon Visual Illusions and gave away dragons for the kids to make at home, Chaotic … Continue reading

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