Moscovium: Element to unlock anti-gravity craft?

By the time I finished secondary school in the UK, seaborgium had become the latest element to be added to the periodic table. A synthetic element with the symbol Sg and atomic number 106, seaborgium was first produced in 1974 when a few of its atoms were created in laboratories in the Soviet Union and…

Swansea’s brand of air necessities

Mark the dates in your diaries, the Wales National Airshow returns to Swansea Bay from 6-7 July this year… with breathtaking aerobatic displays, state-of-the-art military aircraft and vintage planes soaring above the seafront. In 2018 the airshow had another brilliant year with hundreds of thousands of people descending on the city to enjoy the country’s…

Leicester space that’s out of this world

Housing two rockets in a 42-metre tower, the National Space Centre in Leicester is also home to the UK’s largest domed planetarium and features six galleries crammed with space memorabilia from suits and rockets to satellites and meteorites. A museum and educational resource covering the fields of space science and astronomy, the centre is the…

Rai-Con a force for Star Wars Day

It promises to be a special Star Wars Day this year for anime and manga fans in Scotland, with the one-day cosplay convention Rai-Con returning to Glasgow on 4 May 2019. With a wide variety of interesting events including panels, tournaments, competitions, workshops, screenings and the “not-to-be-missed” Rai-Con After Party… organisers have packed in as…

London Gaming Market

With three events in 2019, the London Gaming Market is the perfect place to meet Donkey Kong, Sonic, Space Invaders and Super Mario. A treasure chest of retro video games, it is the premier event of its kind to be held in the heart of the city and features a vast selection of board games…