Science is beautiful on the Euston Road
As retail stores fill their windows with Christmas themed displays, six large office windows on the Euston Road have been filled with glowing light displays, each made from a mass of scientific instruments.
Free tours of a Nuclear Fusion Reactor
Did you know that the world's largest nuclear fusion reactor is not far from London - just outside Oxford in fact.
Tickets for a public lecture by Professor Stephen Hawking
Later this month will be a fairly rare public lecture by Professor Stephen Hawking, at Imperial College London.
Japanese Manga at the British Museum
A small display of the work by three of Japan's leading contemporary manga artists is currently running at the British Museum.
Attend a Science Lecture in a Train Station Tunnel
This is a little different, but the newish passenger tunnel at King's Cross station is the setting for a lecture next month.
Holborn tube station’s unexpected gift to particle physics research
The hunt for an elusive particle critical to physics once saw Holborn tube station used for a revolutionary science experiment.
Book tickets for an open day at the UK’s largest science park
Just outside Didcot can be found one of the UK's hotbeds of science research, and this July, the campus will be hosting an open day for visitors.
International Space Station to fly over London this weekend
Another of the occasional chances to see the International Space Station flying over London takes place this weekend.
One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing
Mark a date in your diaries for one of the greatest movies ever made will make a rare return to the big screen next month.
Robin Ince performs a Christmas Carol
Just a heads up that Robin Ince is hosting a series of evenings in the run up to Christmas that will attempt his usual blend of science, comedy and atheism into a single event.
The mathematical secrets of The Simpsons and Futurama
If you are a Simspons (and/or Futurama) fan, then the Science Museum is laying on an event that may appeal.
Flotsam from the EU privacy ruling against Google
Recently, a European ruling gave people the right to privacy in so far as website searches are concerned. If someone writes something about you, you can tell Google to ignore it.
Play with Google Glass this weekend
Should such things interest you, there is a chance to test out the hype-laden Google Glass devices this coming Friday and Saturday.
TfL’s curious travel suggestions
I start a new job on Monday, and need to start commuting again. So, time to power up the TfL travel advisor and see what it says are the suitable routes to take.
Using cookies to boost website performance – a thought experiment
Astronomical phenomena – there is no night tonight
In purely astronomical terms, it will not become nighttime tonight. We will spend the hours in perpetual twilight from sunset to sunrise.
TfL removes advert from website homepage
TfL revamped its website recently, and little commented on but quite noticeable is that slap bang in the heart of the main page is space for an advert.
Today is the 90th Anniversary of the British Death Ray
Today marks the 90th anniversary of a remarkable moment in military history, as a fully functioning Death Ray was tested by the UK's military.
Do political website designs match their politics?
How left leaning is the new Tory website? Does Labour's website have right leaning views? Is the BNP actually leftist?
International Space Station to fly over London on Tuesday
Another rare confluence of the International Space Station flying over London on a clear night should take place tomorrow evening.
Dr Who and Thunderbirds are Go at the RAF Museum!
In the ye olde days before computer CGI ruined everything, science fiction was noted for its use of plastic, wood and dubious plotlines.
As if a million tube geeks cried out in horror….
Our colonial cousins have been on our side of the pond filming a series of new programmes for the apparently very popular television series, 24.
40 years ago, Zardoz speaks for the first time
On this day, 40 years ago, audiences visiting the Odeon Leicester Square could have sat down to watch one of the strangest films ever made.
Daisy Daisy — 2001 to return to the big screen
There are few films that can truly be said to belong solely on the big screen, but the bizarre and epic 2001, A Space Odyssey is surely one of them.