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Watch a power station demolition

It's not in London, not at a convenient hour, and the organisers would rather no one turned up - so here are the details.


Tickets Alert: Tours of a particle accelerator

A short trip outside London is a huge silver UFO shaped building, and in August will be a chance to go inside to see the particle accelerator it houses.


Prices announced for the Didcot to Oxford Railway’s 175th Anniversary

This year marks the 175th anniversary of the railway between Oxford and Didcot, and they’re having a special day of celebrations on 15th June 2019.


Events to mark the Didcot to Oxford Railway’s 175th Anniversary

This year marks the 175th anniversary of the railway between Oxford and Didcot, and they're having a special day of celebrations on 15th June 2019.


Tickets Alert: Visit the UK’s largest particle accelerator

In the countryside not far from Didcot can be a found a stunning flying saucer of a building, which also happens to house the UK's national synchrotron, and there's a chance to go inside for a look.


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.


Big science opens its doors for tours

Over a thousand scientists toil away at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, and in August there is a chance to go inside and see what they do.


Open weekend at the UK’s largest Particle Accelerator

A brief note that the UK's largest particle accelerator is having a couple of open days next month.


Tours of the UK’s Synchrotron particle accelerator

Slightly to the south of Didcot sits a huge silver UFO shaped building that happens to house the UK’s synchrotron – a special type of particle accelerator that is used to generate a unique form of radiation that can be


Chance to tour a nuclear fusion reactor

Unlike the nasty icky nuclear fission reactors in Japan that are dominating the news at the moment – nuclear fusion is nice cuddly stuff – well, nice and cuddly for something that burns at several million or so degrees Celsius.


Visiting the UK’s Largest Particle Accelerator

Just outside Didcot lies a very distinctive huge silver ring doughnut that houses, what is basically, a gigantic microscope – and this weekend there was a fairly rare public open day to let the great unwashed inside its structure to