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Sat, 26th Jun @ 14:00 - 16:00

A Scientific Tour of St Andrews: Brewster's Angle!

Martyr's Memorial
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  • Martyr's Memorial
  • The Scores
  • St Andrews
  • St Andrews
  • KY16 9AT
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Discover the scientists, breakthroughs and little known discoveries of St Andrews on our brand new Scietific Tour of St Andrews. This tour is for novices and experts, and for families too!
Join your expert local guide on a 1.5 hour walk around historic St Andrews, exploring its links to scientific discoveries and breakthroughs. From the original home of time (move over GMT!) to the creation of the kaleidoscope and even some of the earliest developments of photography, St Andrews has seen it all!
Visiting key locations, your guide will take you on a hidden journey into the heart of the Scottish Enlightenment and explore the trials and tribulations of those trying to undertake science against all the odds. All in the virtual company of the lead St. Andrean of Science, Sir David Brewster. 
Price: £15pp
Duration: 1.5 hours
Meeting point: Martyr's Memorial on The Scores
Running Saturday's during the Edinburgh Science Festival (26th June, 3rd July & 10th July) at 2pm
All ages welcome. Kids under 12 go free, just book your adult tickets!
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