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    Challenging the Deep Sea – Underwater Robots

    Speaker: Graeme Dunbar, Electronic and Electrical Engineering programme, Robert Gordon University. This event is free to attend. ——– In this talk the basics of ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) design suitable for home construction will be introduced and there will be an opportunity for hands-on experience with ROVs ranging from simple “bath tub” ROVs for a…

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    Robot Exhibition – Summer 2016

    Meet dozens of robot models, cyborgs and androids – full size models, heads and toys – from TV shows and films from the past 60 years! Science-fiction fans, movie aficionados and families will have the chance to meet some of the most iconic movie characters at Aberdeen Science Centre. The display, one of Europe’s largest…

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    Destination Space Weekends

    The Destination Space weekends (11-12, 18-19 and 25-26 June) celebrate the European Space Agency’s first British astronaut, Tim Peake’s Principia mission to the International Space Station. Embark on a space journey and participate in interactive workshops and science shows to discover human space flight, follow life on the International Space Station and discover the great opportunities for young people…

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    Tim Peake’s Return – 18 June

    Tim Peake is returning to Earth on the 18th of June so let’s celebrate his 7-month mission in space together! In addition to the live screening of Tim Peake’s return (starting at 10:00am*), you will have the opportunity to take part in our Destination Space workshop and show to contextualise the Principia mission, understand the science behind “take-off”…

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    Bubbles Weekend – 4 & 5 June

    Join us for a bouncy and bubbly weekend at Aberdeen Science Centre! We’ll look at all things bubbles, from how bubbles are made to their shapes and colours. You will even get the chance to go inside a giant bubble! As usual, you will have the opportunity to discover our hands-on exhibits, participate in interactive…

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    Wildlife Weekend – 28th-29th May

    On the 28th and 29th, come to Aberdeen Science Centre for a special wildlife weekend! Explore the life of the amazing bottlenose dolphins with RSPB and meet new walking and crawling friends with the Critter Keeper. The Critter Keeper will be hosting a stall for the weekend and bringing along his animal crew including Rocket…

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    Meet The Expert – Living Things – May & June

    Throughout the months of May and June, we invite you to join local experts to discover wildlife. From sharks to bumblebees and from new treatments to conservation issues, we will explore a myriad of topics. These talks, aimed at an adult audience of 16+, are free to attend but donations are welcome. 5 May – Can Sharks help fight human…

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    Space For Art – 14 & 15 May

    On the 14th and 15th May, Aberdeen Science Centre will be hosting the ‘Space For Art’ exhibition. Strathclyde Space Institute and Glasgow School of Art’s Digital Design Studio have worked together to reimagine space research and produce entertaining, interactive and thought-provoking digital art. Come and see this innovative exhibition and hear from scientists behind the research. About…

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    Aberdeen Science Centre voted Best Party Place 2016

    We are delighted to announce that Aberdeen Science Centre has won the Best Party Place Award and is a runner up in the Best School Age Club/Class and the Best Family Attraction categories!   162 businesses took part in this competition organised by Raring2Go!, a magazine dedicated to families. Open to all, the voting system let…

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    The Kindgom of Fungi – From 20th May

    An interactive exhibition for all ages and fascinating insight into the world of fungi! Discover how these intriguing organisms can be both saviours and killers and how researchers at the University of Aberdeen are leading the fight against fatal fungal infections.

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