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Read more at: Science Festival journeys into outer space

Science Festival journeys into outer space

A working Mars rover prototype, animals living on other planets and a live solar eclipse are just a few of the space-related events taking place during the 21 st Cambridge Science Festival (9-22 March). During the first weekend of the Science Festival (14-15 March), Airbus Defence and Space will be exhibiting a working...

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Read more at: Celebrating 100 years of general relativity

Celebrating 100 years of general relativity

Albert Einstein’s full formulation of the theory of General Relativity, which shows how light is at the centre of the very structure of the universe, fundamentally changed our concepts of space and time. To celebrate 100 years of this seminal theory, Cambridge Science Festival is hosting a special event, sponsored by the...

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Read more at: Are we heading towards a low-energy society?

Are we heading towards a low-energy society?

How do we cope with the increasing demands for energy? What might a low-carbon, low-energy society look like and how do we get there? Which of the emerging technologies are helping us to get there? Visitors to the 2015 Cambridge Science Festival, now in its 21 st year, will discover the answers to these questions and more...

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Read more at: Does gender matter in science?

Does gender matter in science?

Around 40% of speakers are women at the Cambridge Science Festival. In recognition of International Women’s Day and Cambridge’s WOW - Women of the World Festival, which takes place on the eve of this year’s two-week science extravaganza, Cambridge Science Festival turns the spotlight onto women. Celebrating past and...

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Read more at: Cambridge Science Festival comes of age

Cambridge Science Festival comes of age

What will we do if our carbon dioxide reduction efforts don't work? How does work make you healthier? Are we becoming more experimental in our sex lives? These are a few of the many questions explored at the 2015 Cambridge Science Festival. Bookings open on Monday 9 February at 10.30am when 18,000 tickets will be made...

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Read more at: 2015 is International Year of Light and light-based technologies

2015 is International Year of Light and light-based technologies

2015 has been designated International Year of Light and Light based Technologies by UNESCO.

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