what is the Diamond Light Source? It is a huge scientific machine (covering the space of 5 football pitches) called a synchrotron which produces beams of light with different wavelengths.
What is so special about water? It covers 70% of our planet in the form of the oceans and it's essential for life, but it is not just because of it's abundance or contribution to our biology that make it interesting. The chemistry of water, or H2O, a relatively simple looking molecule, is not fully understood. Why does this matter?
Engineers and geologists from five institutions are working together to better understand volcanic eruptions.
Street Science is at See Further: The Festival of Science + Arts every day of the festival at Southbank with different performers, demonstrators and entertainers each day.
Street Science includes Science in a Suitcase, NOISEmakers, Physics in the Field, Ri Maths busking, Royal Observatory Greenwich and historical characters.
Join the team from BBC One's Bang Goes The Theory as they explore, stretch and explode science live on stage. They take a fresh look at how science shapes the world around us - and there's nothing that they won't put to the test.
Suitable for all ages.
Visitors to the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition stand the chance of winning a holiday for two to the ICEHOTEL in Swedish Lapland, courtesty of the exhibit A molecule's eye view of water.
They Might Be Giants played See Further: The Festival of Science + Arts twice on Saturday 26 June. We sent our reporter Nicola Evans along to the afternoon family performance.
Looking for somewhere exciting to take the kids? Ever thought about becoming a scientist? Do any of your family members show potential as a future Einstein?
A smash-hit at two Edinburgh Fringe Festivals, Visualise Reloaded is a mischievous mix of physical theatre, live science demonstrations, projected images and music. Using their mastery of the laws of physics to create a world of wordless mystery, the technoclowns use everyday objects in unexpected ways, including balloons, cabbage, toilet rolls and more.