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See our planet like you've never seen it before. Come to see the exhibition of posters describing the Sentinel Satellites – a group of advanced Earth observation instruments - one of the worlds largest observation programmes! This exhibition will showcase the various aspects of the program with an array of different types of satellite images and data products.
The famous Scot’s Physicist James Clerk-Maxwell inherited Penicuik House. Discover a little about the man and his scientific endeavours at this talk.
Join Penicuik Estate Rangers as we hunt for these fascinating creatures during an evening stroll around the estate. Following a route from the car park down to Old Penicuik House we will look and listen for bats using detectors which will help us to identify the different bat species that live here. We may even spot some of the other nocturnal residents of the estate. (if we a re really lucky and really quiet) This event will go ahead whatever…
Community gardens, allotments and guerrilla gardening are increasingly popular signs that people want to eat local. Could we be starting to approach food production in a new way? Come along to discuss what our food future could be with Pete Richie from Whitmuir Farm, a champion of ethical and csustainable, local food production. In collaboration with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
Biscuiteering - the art of building using biscuits and jam as your bricks and mortar! Do the best dunkers make the best structures? Come along and get building...
Join U3A and senior researcher Bill Earnshaw to find out what chromosome passengers are and how they protect us from cancer. No need to book! Just turn up with £2.