Guerilla Science



A place for the team and our collaborators to share news, research, and inspiration.


Guerilla gorilla

September 23, 2010 — by Zoe
The scientific name for the gorilla is (pay attention now, this will be hard to remember) Gorilla gorilla. We've named ours Guerilla gorilla. I finally learned how to make gorillas in August, for the Green Man festival. By mid September I had refined my paper primates, to be given out at...
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Green Man: Flavour Feast

September 5, 2010 — by louis
This summer I learnt many new skills: how to be a judge, build an island, cook pannacotta. But perhaps the strangest task I got to grips with was the creation of alarmingly-coloured spaghetti and 'caviar' out of agar and pureed vegetables. Making gelatinous green beads and red...
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Green Man: Liars’ Picnic

August 25, 2010 — by louis
"I don't believe your favourite film's Inception - that is definitely a lie!" Accusations and deceit were on the cards at our Liars' Picnic in the Green Man yurt tent last weekend. Lynsey Gozna and Rachel Taylor, both psychologists who study deception, joined us to speak about what the...
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Green Man: Walking the Brain

August 25, 2010 — by Zoe
Walkies! We needed to keep our brain in the car overnight for safe keeping, so each day it had to be taken for a walk to the site and back. We've given away sweet facts, bass balloons and origami before - but a giant brain in a wheelbarrow was indisputably the best advertisement...
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