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 with which features can be seen.
Highlights from Events 2011
Science fiction predictions, the past glories of the church organ and a new electronic recreation, a trip to Hoy to hear about underwater archaeology, the bright light of photobiology, plus opportunities to chat about it all over some fine Orkney food and drink…
Highlights from 2011 Family Day
You could test your body's capabilities at the SportStation, or connect the K'Nex to build a turbine. You could make water defy gravity, build molecules, and make good use of old plastic bottles.
A Green and Medieval Afternoon 2011
Music and art, crafts and costumes, stories of people and ideas, all in the setting of the Earl’s and Bishop’s Palaces in Kirkwall, Orkney, in the 21st Orkney International Science Festival, September 2011.