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We’re back!

We have been a bit quiet on the webpage, but a lot of Shine work has continued since the International Year of Light. And we’re very happy to now report that we’re back with a new series of event! We … Continue reading

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Shine in the Byre

Just one more week to go, and then we will have our grand Shine finale in the Byre Theatre! We have a full programme, with something to do for everyone! The doors will open at 10:00 in the morning, and … Continue reading

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Shine Finale

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MaNGA plate at Fife Doors Open

Shine is back after a break over the summer! We are now in full preparation for our big science, music and art festival in the Byre Theatre on 7 November, and in the upcoming weeks we will use this blog … Continue reading

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Open Night at the Observatory

It is now a bit more than a week ago that we celebrated an Open Night at the University Observatory in St Andrews. During the day, we had our pulsar keyboard out as part of Science Discovery Day, and many … Continue reading

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Visit our Open Day and win an Astronomy Book!

Did you visit our Open Night? Would you like to help us improve our Open Nights? Then please take 5 minutes of your time to fill out our questionnaire: click HERE. Your feedback is very valuable to us, as we … Continue reading

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Science Discovery Day & Open Night, 7 March

This Saturday 7 March will be a busy day for Science in St Andrews. Between 10 AM and 4 PM, the Physics and Astronomy Building at the North Haugh will be filled with science demonstrations for Science Discovery Day. We’ll … Continue reading

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Launching the International Year of Light in Scotland

Last week Shine was present at the launch of the International Year of Light in Scotland, at the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The building was filled with different exhibitions and demonstrations on all aspects of light, spanning many different science … Continue reading

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Introducing Shine

Hello everyone! Here is our first blog post, to introduce the Shine Project. This project was born during a rehearsal weekend of the St Andrews Chamber Orchestra, when astronomer and oboist Anne-Marie Weijmans started talking with conductor and trumpeter Bede … Continue reading

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