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Comic Invention

The University of Glasgow currently has an exhibition called Comic Invention that you may be interested in.

18 March - 17 July 2016
Hunterian Art Gallery
Admission £5.00/£3.00

Exhibition Opening Hours
Tuesday to Saturday, 10.00am – 5.00pm
Sundays 11.00am - 4.00pm
Closed Mondays

Added on 2016-05-06 12:13 by Mark

Programme Closed

We now have enough items and participants to fill the schedule. A huge thank you to everyone who put forward suggestions or volunteered to take part. Any further offers of programme contributions will be noted and held over for Satellite 6 - if there is one!

Added on 2016-05-05 20:14 by Christine

Day Guest Number 2

Satellite 5 is delighted to announce that our second Day Guest is Martin Hendry, Professor of Gravitational Astrophysics and Cosmology at the University of Glasgow. Martin is a member of the LIGO collaboration and one of the scientists involved in the recent discovery of gravitational waves.

Added on 2016-04-20 17:07 by Christine

LARP The Tunnel

Satellite 5 will feature The Tunnel, a futuristic LARP set after a crash in a train tunnel connecting America to Britain in the year 2372.
Please visit the LARP website for more information and to register to take part.

Added on 2016-04-19 20:04 by Christine

"A fully-functional space probe that can be held with two fingers..."

"...and mass produced for the cost of an iPhone"

So said Russian billionaire Yuri Milner at a press conference on Tuesday (12th April). Beside him were sitting Stephen Hawking, Freeman Dyson, and other luminaries.

So, a micro-satellite? Not just that... in combination with cutting-edge metamaterials, Project Starshot intends to have laser-assisted, lightsail-propelled probes flying by Alpha Centauri within 25 years, at a cost that, thanks to the economies of scale, seems ridiculously low.

See the summary here.

Added on 2016-04-14 09:36 by Mad Elf