Science World 2012 is underway at Wembley Stadium, and this year’s event is going further than ever to make science fun, active and enjoyable.
When you invite Professor Brian Cox to speak at your science event, you get a good idea about what sort of mood there is going to be.
This year is all about making science fun, with events on throughout the day to keep visitors entertained, as well as informed, as they pass through over 75 world-leading exhibitors.
Dr Hal and Side Show Dave Campbell are back for the 2012 event, after engaging audiences in 2011 with their explosive experiments. Dr Hal is renowned for his destructive methodologies, becoming the first chemist in history to cause an explosion at the House of Commons.
This year he is back with demonstrations such as the Exploding Ostrich Egg, Manufacturing Liquid Oxygen, Chemiluminescence, YBCO Levitation and the world’s biggest N2O/CS2 Barking Dogs.
As well as this there will be several other booths around the event with a similar remit of keeping the day perky and engaging. There are the wonderful, whacky creations of Miss Ballooniverse, who earlier today created a balloon version of Brian Cox.
There are also complimentary manicures, a caricaturist and Alison Russell, who is one of the few remaining silhouette artists in England.