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Laughing in the face of failure with Not The Eyes! improv troupe

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 16:51

When Jessamyn Fairfield isn't looking at the funny side of failure with her comedy improv troupe Not The Eyes!, she keeps herself busy doing well, almost everything, to do with the world of science and physics. A postdoc research fellow at the Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and...

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We're hiring. Are you our next Commercial Manager?

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 12:14

Science Gallery is hiring a Commercial Manager, a key management role in the gallery. The Commercial Manager will drive the management and optimisation of the Science Gallery Shop in the gallery, the online shop and the corporate hire of the space for conferences, events and seminars as well as...

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What is the world's saddest toy?

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 12:33

We asked Joseph, our European Projects Co-ordinator and potential Marstronaut (read about Joseph’s mission to take a one-way trip to Mars here) to pick his favourite exhibit. It will probably come as no surprise to you to hear that he picked the Mars Climate Orbiter, an object chosen for the...

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Failure is Child's Play: Fail Tales Straight Outta the Mouth of Babes

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 15:20

If there's one thing kids know about it's failing. Remember when you were a kid? Starting from nothing and having to learn everything: how to walk, talk, tie your laces, ride a bike... and remember when you found out there were minus numbers too? What a nightmare that was. Did you know that Albert...

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Wanna see some love-related fail tales our visitors have shared with us?

Friday, February 14, 2014 - 14:27

It’s been a real treat checking out our Fail Wall every day, where visitors to FAIL BETTER have been sharing their fail tale with us. Cringe-worthy, inspiring, amusing, heartwarming – they have it all. In honour of Valentine’s Day, we’ve picked the love-related fails from the Fail Wall to share...

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MAN ON A MISSION: Science Gallery's Joseph Roche on being shortlisted for a one-way mission to Mars

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 10:10

Our resident astrophysicist and Research Projects Co-ordinator, Joseph Roche, on being shortlisted for a one-way mission to Mars: The man himself Do I want to go to Mars? Yes. Am I going to go to Mars? Maybe.  The Mars One project is a hugely ambitious initiative that aims to put four people...

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Chris Hadfield COMPETITION NOW CLOSED. Big shout out to BitSmith, Trinity Gamers and Ballyfermot Society for our awesome Games night!

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 13:47

He’s the first Canadian to walk in space and soon he is going to walk in the doors of Science Gallery. Don’t miss your chance to meet everyone’s favourite mustachioed astronaut, Chris Hadfield. To be in with a chance to win one of four pairs of tickets to hear Chris talk about his new book mail...

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Last chance to join as a Student Member for less than a tenner: did we mention discounts, book clubs, tea and biscuits?

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 13:36

Happy Halloween! Somehow, GROW YOUR OWN… fits right in with the ghoulish theme of the day: bodyparts? Check. Women giving birth to Dolphin’s? Check. The King of Rock‘n Roll in the body of a mouse? Check. It’s also a pretty appropriate time to be asking: what is life and how did life begin? This is...

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Eric Schlosser is coming to Science Gallery: Get a member's discount on his new book Command and Control

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 18:01

We just got a batch of shiny new copies of Eric Schlosser’s latest page-turner Command and Control, that takes readers into the terrifying but fascinating world of nuclear weapons, and the risk they pose to those that 'own' them. Why not get a headstart in advance of his free talk on Sunday?...

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Freshers’ Week offer: get Science Gallery membership for under a tenner

Monday, September 16, 2013 - 16:11

To celebrate the start of the college year, we’re taking 70% off the price of Science Gallery membership. At just €9 for 12 months membership, it works out at less than €1 per month - and you’ll get your first coffee in our café free. When you sign up as a member of Science Gallery for just €9...

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