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PROGRAMME 2017

August 12th, 2017||

Walking, voyaging, travelling, exploring – with stories of polar exploration and Norse navigation, building great bridges and probing the seabed – plus a return visit of Nobel laureate Prof. Peter Higgs, are all to the fore in the programme for the 2017 Orkney International Science Festival.

LOST SHIPS, LOST LANDS, AND MIGHTY BRIDGES

March 8th, 2017||

The sound of the sea runs through this year’s programme, with topics ranging from ancient Norse navigation to tidal power in Ushant. We have stories of lost ships of the Spanish Armada and lost lands beneath the sea, and underwater photographs from Scapa Flow and the Arctic. There will be insights on traditional boatbuilding and modern bridge construction, including

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