Video 2017

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From childhood tinkering to gravitational waves

From childhood tinkering to gravitational waves

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Had Prof. Ron Drever lived just a few more months this year, he would almost certainly have been awarded a share of this year’s Nobel Prize for Physics, for […]

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Alamein

Alamein

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From the story of ‘Big Bill and the Guns of Alamein’ in the 2017 Orkney International Science Festival comes this song with Andy, Lewis and Chris.

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Big Bill and the Guns of Alamein

Big Bill and the Guns of Alamein

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At the second battle of el-Alamein, where the Allied artillery was the only protection for the slow infantry advance through a vast minefield, Signalman Bill Sutherland from Orkney kept […]

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Pepperwort and Parsley, Beeswax and Fulmar Oil

Pepperwort and Parsley, Beeswax and Fulmar Oil

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Mary Beith Memorial Lecture

Mary Beith was known as a lecturer and researcher of great clarity on the traditional medicines of the Highlands. Through her newspaper and magazine articles, […]