Category Archives: 2012

4th December 2012 – Experiments You Can Do At Home

Lorelly Wilson (Chair of the North West Branch of the British Science Association) will demonstrate experiments you can do at home to get your partner out of their armchair/garden shed or to entertain the grandchildren using common household products to … Continue reading

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5th November 2012 – I Like The Way We Talk

I like the way we talk: the effect of accent imitation on speech perception Dr Patti Adank describes her topic: “The UK has many regional accents, from Cockney spoken in London to Geordie in Newcastle, to Scottish accents such as … Continue reading

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1st October 2012 – When Authors and Scientists Collide

Dr Rob Appleby of Manchester University High Energy Physics department, CERN and Daresbury Cockroft Institute will lead our discussion. He is an accelerator physicist working mainly in theoretical accelerator physics and beam dynamics.  He is also involved with the Large … Continue reading

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3rd September 2012 – The Arsonist, the Martian, the Cat and the Coke …. oh, and Dwain

Tony Bristow, AstraZeneca, Macclesfield Have you ever wondered what links Martians to Olympic athletes? Cats to cocaine? Surgery to the Shroud of Turin? Pizza to forensic science? No? Well you will shortly…. In this discussion all will be revealed. We … Continue reading

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24th July 2012 – Ecton Hill

Visit to Ecton Hill – Bronze Age Copper Mine On a glorious summer evening in the middle of a very wet summer, Knutsford SciBar visited Ecton Hill copper mine. It was a very interesting evening with some eye opening concepts in … Continue reading

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2nd July 2012 – Why Do We Need To Find That Pesky Higgs Particle?

We are expecting news in early July about the discovery (or NOT) of the Higgs particle. It would seem a good time to look where science is up to prior to the event and thus be prepared to be able … Continue reading

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