To mark the start of Manchester Science Festival’s programme on climate and ideas for a better world, Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham reflects on how Greater Manchester’s vision of becoming carbon-neutral by 2038 will also mean the city is primed to influence future progress and lead the next Industrial Revolution, through a zero-carbon economy.
In 2021, as part of Manchester Science Festival, the Royal Photographic Society will be showcasing the results of its prestigious Science Photographer of the Year competition at the Science and Industry Museum, and we think one historic character from Manchester would certainly approve.
With Halloween around the corner we’ve got pumpkins on the brain. But have you ever thought about what happens to all of the waste from inside the pumpkin?
Find out more about the conservation science being showcased by Chester Zoo and the University of Manchester at this year’s Manchester Science Festival.
Electricity. It is central to our existence. We use it without thinking about it, and only notice it when it is not there.
When is a magical illusion not a magical illusion? When it’s a maths trick that will make you see the world in a new way.
Beat boxers can make an amazing array of sounds using their mouths, tongues and throats. But what’s the science behind how they do it?