Midlothian Science Festival

Midlothian Science Festival

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The PCAA and the Science Community are teaming up again with talks and activities all about the air, at West Street in October 2014

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Models with bad air days: Air Pollution’s Role in Climate Change

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Wednesday 8 October
Evening Talk from Professor David Stevenson, Edinburgh University School of Geosciences
Evening Talk from Professor David Stevenson, Edinburgh University School of Geosciences

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Sky Day

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Saturday, 11 October
Fun activities and demonstrations for all ages: come and have a go and making your own cloud and other creative crafts.
Fun activities and demonstrations for all ages: come and have a go at making your own cloud and other creative crafts.

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Energy from Thin Air

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Wednesday, 15 October
Dr Peter Clive from SgurrEnergy will talk on the subject of renewable energy and in particular wind energy.
Dr Peter Clive from SgurrEnergy will talk on the subject of renewable energy and in particular wind energy.

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Music From Maxwell to Higgs

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Friday, 17  October

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