Space Plague – one year on

I started a new job a year ago. It was just 5 months since my husband had left me, and after a few false starts, I’d landed a job as an Explainer at the Science and Media Museum in Bradford. My first gig, as it were, was the Bradford Science Festival – this was a…

Space Plague and Chocolate Truffles

These last two days I’ve been working at the Bradford Science Festival. I was assigned to help http://smashfestuk.com/ in their Space Plague tent. An immersive experience, where families help to diagnose and treat an outbreak of Space Plague and in the process do a bit of differential diagnosis, epidemiology, and chemistry, have fun with lasers…