The Intergalactic Travel Bureau premiered last October at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich as part of the Astronomers' Ball - check out the sweet review in Culture Lab. This June it made its first international appearance at the FIGMENT Festival. Our girl in New... read more
Come find us at our Intergalactic Travel Bureau at Stargazing LIVE, hosted by the BBC in Charlton Park in Greenwich, London, this Tuesday January 16, 2012.
Read more about what our friendly agents will have in store for you in this New Scientist write-up of the last time our bureau was open for business, at the Royal Astronomers' Ball in October.
Chocolate, lettuce, kebabs, cheese, wine, potatoes and egg are all out on your trip to space. To survive in orbit and beyond, we'll have to pack light.
Experimental epicures Rachel Edwards-Stuart and Jessica Chambers took us on a whistlestop tour of the history of intergalactic food... read more
Whenever I tell people about our audio tours of the universe (which we hosted at Camden's Roundhouse this past Sunday as part of the Turning Point festival, and back in June at the Stoke Newington International Airport) they almost always say: "But isn't space silent?"
Not if we... read more
A guest post by cosmologist Andrew Pontzen, on his experience with us at the Green Man festival in Wales.
I’d like to begin by thanking a cafe in Cambridge. It lends, free of charge, umbrellas to its patrons. Not just any umbrellas: these are the kind of ten-feet-wide... read more
The sublime Brecon Beacons beckon. Catch us August 20 to 22 in Einstein's Garden.
Sounds of the Universe: Lewis Dartnell & Andrew Pontzen
Walks: Friday 1330 & 1630, Saturday 1100, 1400 & 1715, Sunday 1300 & 1545
Talks: Friday 1630 w/ Andrew & Sat 1330 w/ Lewis, Yurt... read more
Fancy some space tourism? Designer Nelly Ben Hayoun brings us her Soyuz Chair, developed in consultation with astronaut Jean-Pierre Haignere and sound artist Tim Olden and based on the Soviet spacecraft Soyuz.
Lucky volunteers won’t actually go into orbit, but the experience is nothing less than... read more
This weekend we're taking part in 'DISTANCE: a weekend of performances, talks, video and activity over distance', curated by and hosted at the wonderful Stoke Newington International Airport.
Our take on the theme of distance is intergalactic...
Sonic Tour of the... read more
For Secret Cinema's screening of 'Alien' this Halloween we dissected a mysterious, extraterrestrial specimen... Our autopsy was hosted in the spaceship's laboratory, surrounded by a menagerie of jarred specimens.
We were delighted to be invited along by the the folks... read more
Taking our rightful place alongside Thom Yorke, Vivian Westwood and Nick Cave, we performed at Latitude, one of Britain's most refined and thought-provoking music festivals.
The Frog Who Croaked Blue - Friday 17 July 1730-1830
Iconic intellects Wittgenstein, Nabokov and Feynman all shared... read more