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19 January Saturday Coding

January 19, 2019

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus

Saturday Coding Club for young people aged 8-18, using arduinos and mindstorms as well as coding.  More information from visitral@stfc.ac.uk

22 January Faraday Challenge

January 22, 2019

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus

Six teams of six Year 8 students will visit RAL to take part in the Faraday Challenge, run by the IET.  They will be given an engineering challenge and have to design, prototype and present a solution as part of this national competition. More information from visitral@stfc.ac.uk

Campus Development Update

January 22, 2019

12:00 pm

- 2:00 pm

Pickavance Theatre, RAL.  Please contact connect@harwellcampus.com if you do not have a security pass to go through RAL Reception.

No need to book, just come along.

Angus Horner and Barbara Ghinelli will be providing a Campus Development update and overview. There will be 2 sessions over the lunch period and the timings of these will be published nearer the date.

The Wandering Kitchen – 23rd January

January 23, 2019

11:30 am

Ridgeway car park, Second Avenue, Harwell Campus, OX11 0QQ

This week’s Wandering Feast traders will be:

Gourdans – Steak Frites

Soleuna – Wood fired Pizza

Deux Chevaux Espresso – Speciality

25 January Autism Friendly Stargazing

January 25, 2019

Harwell Campus

A small, timetabled event of stargazing activities for children who would find the crowds of the main stargazing evening too difficult.  More information from visitral@stfc.ac.uk

January 25 2019 Stargazing at RAL

January 25, 2019

Rutherford Appleton Lab, Harwell Campus

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory annual stargazing event will have plenty of activities for the whole family, whatever the weather. There’ll be meteorites, rocket building, comet making, face-painting, a series of fascinating talks, robots and of course stargazing. There’ll also be a telescope clinic run by our partners Newbury Astronomy Society, so if you have a telescope and need some help setting it up then do bring it in. There will be some experts on hand to explain how they use the Diamond Light Source to find out more about meteorites and comets, and you’ll be able to visit the ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to learn how we use particle accelerators to learn more about space.
Planetarium shows will run throughout the evening, but places on these are limited owing to the size of our planetaria, and so are allocated by lottery.

Once the event is fully booked, you will be able to sign up to our waiting list.

Booking will open on Friday 11 January at 12:00 midday via the booking link:

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