The sci­ence be­hind the stars at Jo­drell

Macclesfield Express - - MACCLESFIELD PEOPLE -

Name of event: Spec­tac­u­lar Stars. Where / when is it? Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 27 to Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 31, 2014. Shows at 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm. At Jo­drell Bank Dis­cov­ery Cen­tre, The Univer­sity of Manch­ester, Mac­cles­field, SK11 9DL - Sat nav: SK11 9DW. What does it in­volve? This half-term don’t miss out on our ac­tion-packed sci­ence show. We will be dis­cov­er­ing how stars are born, why they are dif­fer­ent colours, what a star is made from and what hap­pens when a star dies. The show will in­clude a grav­ity-de­fy­ing live demon­stra­tion and there might even be a few loud bangs! Who is it suit­able for? Ev­ery­one aged five

and over. Any other in­for­ma­tion? Free event but nor­mal ad­mis­sion ap­plies. Book­ing rec­om­mended due to high de­mand – please call 01477 571 766 to re­serve your space. Want to find out more? Please visit our web­site www.jo­drell­bank.net or call us on 01477 571766. Name of event: Strange Sci­ence. Where / when is it? Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 27, to Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 31, 2014 at Jo­drell Bank Dis­cov­ery Cen­tre, The Univer­sity of Manch­ester, Mac­cles­field, Cheshire. SK11 9DL - Sat nav: SK11 9DW. What does it in­volve? Be­come a sci­en­tist for the day and carry out some hands-on ex­per­i­ments!

Some­times when you see what looks like a trick there is ac­tu­ally a re­ally good sci­en­tific ex­pla­na­tion be­hind it.

Come and try out some tricks to im­press your friends with and dis­cover how the ‘im­pos­si­ble’ is ac­tu­ally just physics at work! Who is it suit­able for? Ev­ery­one aged five and over. Any other in­for­ma­tion? Free event but nor­mal ad­mis­sion ap­plies. Drop-in ses­sion. Want to find out more? Please visit our web­site www.jo­drell­bank.net or call us on 01477 571766.

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