Years by Bartholomäus Traubeck

Trees lay down rings every year, which can then be counted to tell how old the tree is, and how good the weather was each year.

Bartholomäus Traubeck modified a record player to ‘read’ the rings as piano notes.

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Library

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How wolves change rivers

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Commonwealth Games Photography Competition

Glasgow Museums are looking for entries for a forthcoming exhibition on the Commonwealth Games.

Categories are:

  • People
  • Movement
  • Weather
  • Community
  • Fun

Closing date: 18/08/2014​.

Full details available here.

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Miss Write’s Advice

Useful advice for budding writers from Scottish Book Trust.

http://scottishbooktrust.com/blog/writing/2014/07/miss-writes-advice-a-how-to-guide-for-budding-authors

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Amazing Water and Sound Experiment

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Free Comic Book Day – May 3rd 2014

Free Comic Book Day is the first Saturday in May each year when comic book shops give away comics – just for coming in to look around! This year’s event takes place on May 3rd.

To find out more, sign up for their bulletin, and find out which shops in the West of Scotland take part, visit the event website.

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Impossible photography by Erik Johansson

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The danger of a single story

 

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1000 years of European history

The boundaries of European countries have changed dramatically over the past 1000 years.

Click here to watch a video of the changes over time.

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