Days out, Science

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Winter Astronomy Evenings

Find out about the history of the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and discover more about the night sky. Booking is essential.

Royal Observatory, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

£4 (£3) / 0131 668 8404

Fri 7 Nov

£4 (£3) / 0131 668 8404

Fri 14 Nov

£4 (£3) / 0131 668 8404

…and 5 more dates until 19 Dec

Winter Viewing Nights: Planetarium Show

View the wonders of the night sky without bad weather obscuring the view. The new digital planetarium projects thousands of stars in an accurate representation of the night sky, highlighting constellations and zooming in on objects too faint to be seen except through a powerful telescope.

Coats Observatory, Paisley

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 0141 889 2013

Thu 6 Nov

Free / 0141 889 2013

Tue 11 Nov

Free / 0141 889 2013

…and 36 more dates until 26 Mar 2015

Zombie Science: Genes of the Damned

Spoof lecture examining the science behind a potential zombie outbreak.

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 357 6200

Ages 13+.

Free / 0141 357 6200

Ages 18+.