THE STREET, WEXFORD COUNTY COUNCIL, CARRICKLAWN

17 November 2018

10:45am – 4:00pm

OFFICIAL OPENING OF WexSci WEXFORD SCIENCE FESTIVAL SHOWCASE

SATURDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 10.45AM – 11AM

KEYNOTE EVENT
HUMANOLOGY: A SCIENTIST’S GUIDE TO OUR AMAZING EXISTENCE

WITH PROFESSOR LUKE O’NEILL

SATURDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 11AM-11.50AM

Taking us on an incredible journey across centuries and galaxies, accompanied by his characteristic wit, Professor Luke O’Neill explains how it all began, how it all will end and everything in between. Among many fascinating facts, you’ll discover the science behind how we got to be so smart, evolution, the science of finding love, why we follow religions, and how robots will become part of everyday life. Open event, all welcome.
Phone: (053) 9196568 to book.

Super Cool

WITH LONDON SCIENCE MUSEUM

SATURDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 12NOON – 12.50PM

Join Plasticine Pete and Pam as they travel to the extremes of temperature, and investigate the incredible effects of the coldest substance you’ll ever see – liquid nitrogen. Find out what it feels like to touch a cloud, make instant ice cream, and stick your fingers in your ears as we blow up a balloon Science Museum-style! Open event, suitable for adults, family groups, young people, school and community groups. All welcome. Phone: (053) 9196568 to book.

‘IT DOESN’T ADD UP’

WITH DR. KEN

SATURDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 1PM – 1.50PM

Pick a card any card, count to ten and think of a Number. Is it really magic or maths?. Amazing magic tricks are performed and the maths revealed. Find out about card tricks, solving the Rubik’s cube under pressure, the maths of juggling, shape-shifting numbers and other astounding stunts and marvellous trickery you can try at home! Open event, suitable for adults, family groups, young people, school and community groups. All welcome. Phone: (053) 9196568 to book.

FEEL THE FORCE

WITH LONDON SCIENCE MUSEUM

SATURDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 2PM – 2.50PM

Sir Isaac Newton and Phil the Stunt Frog combine forces in this action packed extravaganza. Intrigued? Join us on a trip to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Ancient Greece and the Highland Games, as we take a closer look at the forces that shape our world. Open event, suitable for adults, family groups, young people, school and community groups. All welcome. Phone: (053) 9196568 to book.

ENTERTAINING SCIENCE CIRCUS SHOW

WITH DR. KEN

SATURDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 3PM-3.50PM

Roll up roll up and explore the science behind the thrills and spills of the circus. Dr Ken takes you on a voyage of discovery investigating how performers make use of many scientific principles in their tricks and stunts. Find out why jugglers love gravity, how clowns use science to avoid hurting themselves and why unicyclists need to keep moving to stay still. It’s science but not as you may know it!!! Open event, suitable for adults, family groups, young people, school and community groups. All welcome. Phone: (053) 9196568 to book.