Days out, Science

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One for the Road!

Taking a tour of London and learn about the highs and lows of drinking – from alcohol-fuelled hijinks to the consequences of addition. Run in conjunction with the This Bewitching Poison exhibition at the Royal College of Physicians.

Royal College of Physicians Museum, London NW1

Thu 1 May

£10 / 020 7034 4901

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Wed 28 May

£10 / 020 7034 4901

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Sat 7 Jun

020 7034 4901

  • 11:00 – 13:30
…and 3 more dates until 16 Oct

Orkney International Science Festival

A series of innovative talks and inspiring events with guest speakers covering all aspects of science. The festival includes social events in the evenings for continuation of the discussions.

Various venues: Orkney

Thu 4 Sep

Times & prices vary

Fri 5 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sat 6 Sep

Times & prices vary

…and 4 more dates until 10 Sep

Power of Ten: Inventing Logarithms

Learn about the extraordinary work of John Napier, the 16th century Scottish landowner, astronomer, physicist and mathematician whose invention of logarithms made possible huge advances in physics and maths, as well as the scientific basis of modern music theory. Napier also devised an early calculator known as Napier's…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

…and 72 more dates until 6 Jul

The Saturday Science Experiment

This is a really explosive event – light the blue touchpaper and stand well back! Exciting and cutting edge science for all the family. Among the noise and excitement you can experience science at its spectacular best: bubbling chemicals, disappearing water and toilet paper explosions (no puppies will be harmed in this…

Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling

Sat 17 May

Times vary / donations welcome / 01786 471917

Part of Festival of Museums.