City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh News: technology


Science Festival Director Amanda Tyndall Tackles Climate Change

Edinburgh Science Festival 2019 programme launch feat. Emma Bodiam - credit Ian Georgeson -ed.JPG

In the sphere of climate change, 19th century Irish physicist John Tyndall (1820-1893) is a giant.

Council to Roll Out LED Street Lights Across Edinburgh

Energy efficient LED street lights will be rolled out across Edinburgh from later this month.

Kids' Activities: "History of Video Games 2"

History of Video Games 2 front

History of Video Games is a pop-up gaming arcade where you can play old video games on the original machines, for an all-you-can-eat fee.

Kids Activities: Camera Obscura and the World of Illusions Edinburgh

The Ames Room at Camera Obscura

Kids’ entertainment doesn’t come more vintage than the Victorian technology for furtively viewing far-off people and objects known as Camera Obscura

Edinburgh International Festival 2016 Has Record Year For Ticket Sales

Fergus Linehan

The Edinburgh International Festival has raked in £4.2 million in income from ticket sales for the first time since it was launched in 1947.

Video & Review: Edinburgh Festival's Opener Lights Up Deep Time

Deep Time at Edinburgh Castle

It's fair to say that geologist James Hutton (1726-1797) was a rock star of the Edinburgh Enlightenment.

Scientist Chris Rapley Puts Climate Change Centre Stage

Chris Rapley

Chris Rapley, Professor of Climate Science at the University College of London, was awarded the

Jon Cozart - Laughter Ever After, Underbelly, Review

Nowadays, it’s pretty easy to become a household name. All you have to do is make a great video, post it on YouTube, and sit with your fingers crossed as you hope it goes viral. Sounds easy, right?

Large Hadron Collider Exhibition Coming To Edinburgh

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A section of the world’s biggest scientific experiment – the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) – will be part of an interactive exhibition at Edinburgh’s Dynamic Earth star

EIF Director Jonathan Mills Bows Out at Festival 2014 End

EIF Fireworks 2014 - View from Ross Theatre

Last night's Fireworks Concert marked the end of the Edinburgh International Festival and the end of Festival Director Sir Jonathan Mills’s eight year te

Study Shows Soundscapes Create Refreshing Dreams (and Full Moons Bizarre Dreams)

A two-year study into dream control, first launched at the Edinburgh International Science Festival, suggests that it's possible for people to create their perfect dream, and wake up feeling "happy an