Tag Archives: Manchester Science Festival

#Manchester, Climate Change and “Culture”? Shove it up your arts.

Marc Hudson goes to (some of) an event about Climate Change and Art at the Manchester Museum and comes away ever-so-slightly underwhelmed. First the good thing. At least Manchester Science Festival is trying to think outside the wooden box that … Continue reading

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Win tickets to “Chasing Ice” showing, #Manchester Science Festival, Sun 0ct 27th

Manchester Science Festival is back, and they’re showing the documentary “Chasing Ice.” MCFly editor Marc Hudson is doing a brief intro on the night.  If that hasn’t put you off, I don’t know what will, but we have two lots … Continue reading

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Event Report: “The goldilocks planet”…… or “Geology rocks!”

On Saturday, in less than 60 minutes, two academics raced through 4 billion years of Earth’s history, with time left over for questions. It was an enlightening and sobering experience for the 20 or so people present (an audience that … Continue reading

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Weather Vs Climate: Food, Nuclear Power and Thin Threads Of Hope

MCFly went to the ‘Weather vs Climate’ event organised as part of the Manchester Science Festival on Thursday Oct 27. The first part of the event was a strange mix between a bad science lesson and cheap kids’ party. The … Continue reading

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