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The Great Molecule Hunt 2016

The Great Molecule Hunt 2016

Shops and shoppers in Kirkwall will be back in action this year with the Great Molecule Hunt. It started on Saturday 27 August to give the opportunity for two weekends of molecule hunting as […]

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The Great Molecule Hunt 2015

The Great Molecule Hunt 2015

Shops and shoppers in Kirkwall will be back in action this year with the Great Molecule Hunt. It starts on Saturday 29 August to give the opportunity for two weekends of molecule hunting as […]

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Win a night-sky photo in our new astronomy competition!

Win a night-sky photo in our new astronomy competition!

Would you like a night-sky image on your wall, taken by the observatory above? Take part in our new astronomy competition!

The La Silla Observatory in Chile is part of the European Southern Observatory (ESO), the […]

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The Great Molecule Hunt 2013

The Great Molecule Hunt 2013

Shops and shoppers in Kirkwall were back in action with the Great Molecule Hunt. Twenty shops in and around the town centre joined in to set the challenge. Each shop had a model of […]

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North Ronaldsay night sky photography competition

North Ronaldsay night sky photography competition

The skies above Orkney’s most northerly island are among the darkest in Europe. The winning images from the first two second annual competitions for North Ronaldsay night sky photographs shows the sharpness and clarity […]