7 posts about Science on this blog
Wednesday 6 February 2013, 15:48
This year marks 100 years since the death of one of Charles Darwin's lesser-known contemporaries - Alfred Russel Wallace.
Monday 28 January 2013, 16:50
The Story of Tŷ Hapus traces a year in the life of a remarkable place in Wales – the only centre of its kind in the whole of the UK which caters for younger people with dementia.
Wednesday 16 November 2011, 14:14
Wales has had its fair share of eccentrics over the years but none was more bizarre or more flamboyant than the mercurial and fascinating Dr William Price of Llantrisant.
This Chartist and republican, a man who ate no meat, drank mainly champagne, eschewed the wearing of socks and prescribed a vegetarian...
Tuesday 1 November 2011, 15:30
This November, Techniquest - one of Cardiff's best known and best loved visitor attractions - celebrates 25 years of existence. It is an amazing achievement for what is now the longest running purpose-built science centre in the United Kingdom.
Tuesday 9 August 2011, 10:30
Few people these days have ever heard the name Thomas Pennant but, in the second half of the 18th century, this remarkable and fascinating man was one of Britain's foremost naturalists and antiquarians. He ranked alongside men such as Gilbert White of Selbourne and, perhaps more importantly, was regarded...
Thursday 16 December 2010, 10:00
Of all the many Welsh men and women to have undoubtedly influenced the course of British life over the centuries, none is more mysterious than John Dee.
A mathematician and teacher of navigation, an astrologer and astronomer, an alchemist and...
Monday 12 July 2010, 09:19
Most people remember Sir Alexander Fleming as the man who, on 3 September 1928, discovered penicillin. Yet the part played in the discovery by his friend and colleague Merlin Pryce, a Welshman from the Merthyr area, should never be underestimated.
Indeed, there are many who say that it was Pryce who...
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