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Category Archives: 2013
Knutsford SciBar member Dr Ian Duerdoth will lead the discussion on CERN, the Large Hadron Collider, the Higgs Boson, what next, and all that.
Professor Rob Lucas will discuss with us the different ways that animals detect light and what they use that light for. Rob says “We are all well aware that we rely upon specialised light-sensitive cells in our retina (photoreceptors) to see. In fact this … Continue reading
Dr Ian Stimpson will lead our discussion on tectonic plates, with some focus on Knutsford.
Fracking – the benefits and the risks Professor Peter Styles of Keele University, returns to our SciBar to update us on the facts and the implications of fracking. He is co-author of a government-commissioned report on fracking and will discuss … Continue reading
At the request of Clementine Risley (Brownie leader), Roger Gittins (in photo) and I (Dave Thompson) attended a meeting of 1st Toft Brownies and explained how the Brownies could make pop bottle rockets. In the following week the Brownies then made … Continue reading