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The world’s biggest garden shed? At Kew Gardens

From the new scientist Inside a cold storage bunker at Kew Garden’s Millennium Seed Bank in Ardingly, West Sussex, UK The bank contains seeds from 10 per cent of the Earth’s wild plant species, providing an insurance policy for the planet’s plant life. The next goal is to collect 25 per cent of species by […]

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Questions for the shed scientist

Those cerebral sheddies over at Highland Science festival pose these questions after their successful lectures in a shed thing the other month, which we mentioned, it’s all science today on shedblog. Have famous physicists had their own sheds? And could these have infleunced their work? Did Newton sit in an apple shed, absently picking up […]

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Sheddie shoots the Stars from his shed?

Update: I have been in contact with Prof. Greg Parker and he says “It is in fact a fibreglass dome and looks nothing like a shed at all :)” which is shame, but at least the British know how etc wins through. The Sun reports Showcased in new astronomy book, “Star Vistas”, these spectacular images […]

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Shed.TV The World’s Shortest Lecuture

Those science sheddies over at the highland science festival held their wossnames in a shed last weekend, sorry for the delay in reporting.. I got caught in a space time shed See the great videos Relativity by Bill Graham

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World’s shortest physics lecture, in shed

The BBC reports A science festival’s organisers claim they will host what could be the world’s shortest physics lecture, which will be delivered in a potting shed. Two talks lasting two minutes each for an audience of one person will be given on relativity and quantum theory. The lectures, which will be repeated during 1 […]