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University of Edinburgh student Kengo Shibata is photographed today through the “Six Planet” Kaleidoscope which will be part of an exhibition of Kaleidoscopes celebrating the 200th anniversary of the instrument’s invention. The exhibition, presented by the Japan Kaleidoscope Museum and the Universities of Edinburgh and St Andrews, is part of Edinburgh International Science Festival which runs in the Playfair Library in Edinburgh from 3-5 and 7-10 of April.
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Steampunk enthusiasts arrive to attend the Asylum Steampunk festival on Friday in Lincoln, England. The Asylum Steampunk Festival is the largest and longest running steampunk festival in the world and attracts participants from around the globe
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Journalist and presenter Evan Davies poses with a 3D printed model of himself in the exhibition ’3D: printing the future’ in the Science Museum on Tuesday in London, England. Mr Davies’ model features his arm in a sling due to him being scanned in August 2013 whilst recovering from a broken wrist. The exhibition, which opens to the public tomorrow, features over 600 3D printed objects ranging from: replacement organs, artworks, aircraft parts and a handgun.
Russian Soyuz-FG rocket with Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft aboard is transported to a launch pad at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Soyuz TMA-10M is planned to transport the Expedition 37 crew, including Michael Hopkins of the US together with Russia’s Oleg Kotov and Sergei Ryazansky, to the International Space Station (ISS) on 26 September.
A technician stands near the equipment of the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment at the Organization for Nuclear Research (Cern) in the French village of Cessy near Geneva in Switzerland on April 15 2013. As hundreds of engineers and workers start two years of work to fit out the giant LHC particle collider to reach deep into unknown realms of nature, Cern physicists look to the vast machine to unveil by the end of the decade the nature of the mysterious dark matter that makes up a quarter of the universe and perhaps find new dimensions of space.