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Seeing The Light

July 10, 2015 — by Olivia
I met myself in a dream, And I just wanna tell you, everything was alright. Hey, now, baby, I'm beginning to see the light. —Lou Reed My first time in a high power laser laboratory was disorienting to say the least. To gain entry, I had to suit up in clean room garb, put protective blue...
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Participatory Science at FIGMENT

July 7, 2015 — by Mark
This guest blog post is from Zach Kopciak, theatrical performer and longtime Guerilla Science collaborator.  Zach worked with us to produce a diverse programme of events for Figment Festival, held on Governor's Island in New York in June 2015. As a theatre artist working with scientists, I...
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Oobleck Olympics

May 6, 2015 — by Mark
This blog-post is written by Mark Rosin and Olivia Koski with the help of Enrico Fonda, a fluid dynamics researcher who worked with us to develop the Oobleck Olympics, a mathematics-themed obstacle course at the National Math Festival.  You have three minutes to aim and fire a giant vortex canon,...
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Secret Garden Party 2013

July 23, 2013 — by Zoe
This July we'll return to our birthplace and our spiritual home, The Secret Garden Party! Expect more of the trademark style of renegade research we've been busting out in the garden since 2008, like the Particle Zoo Safari. This year we're pulling out all the stops with three jam-packed...
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Bestival 2011: Saturday

September 10, 2011 — by Jen
We’re very excited to be heading to the Isle of Wight this September for our very first Bestival. We’ll be presenting three days of events - details listed below! SATURDAY 11:00 I’m Infected! Joe Latimer & Gavin Humphreys Microbiologists Joe and Gavin take us a tour of the bugs that dwell on...
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Bestival 2011: Friday

September 7, 2011 — by Zoe
We’re very excited to be heading to the Isle of Wight this September for our very first Bestival. We’ll be presenting three days of events - details listed below!  FRIDAY 11:00 Creepy Cornucopia: Tim Maynard Our resident zookeeper introduces chameleon Geoff, Harriet the tarantula, and...
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Escape2NY: In Pics and Words

August 8, 2011 — by Zoe
They say that everyone passes through New York at some point, and this August we found that to be true of ourselves. For the first time, Guerilla Science hosted an event in the US of A, at the very first cross-Atlantic foray for the folks behind the Secret Garden Party: Escape2NY. Hoping to bring...
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