Tuesday 02nd September 2014,
Frontiers Magazine
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    Peedie Producers Guide

    When you sample the local fare at some of the Festival events, you may wonder where you can buy some to take home with you. There’s now a solution – a new pocket guide to

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    Green Marine

    The big push on marine renewables in Orkney is bringing in local companies in key roles. Among them is Green Marine, whose managing director, Jason Schofield, has been one of Scotland’s most successful fishermen. Jason,

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    Perfect Harmony: Pushing the boundaries of biochemistry

    A recent study1 found the number of cells in the human body to be just over 37 trillion.  Let’s just consider that for a moment. Some 37 trillion cells in the adult human are functioning

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    Xodus makes it 10

    The Xodus Group celebrates this year the 10th anniversary of its move into its present premises in Stromness, on the Garson Industrial Estate. Xodus (pronounced ‘Exodus’) is an independent, international energy consultancy operating worldwide in

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    Copland’s Dock and Stanger’s Yard

    (The new pier in Stromness, developed to serve Orkney’s growing marine renewables industry, is built on a site with a long history of industry – which indeed has been part of a long local tradition

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    Balfour Stewart: Sun, clouds and inspiration

    Balfour Stewart (1828-1887) was born in Edinburgh but his father was a younger son of the Stewarts of Brugh in Westray and his mother was a daughter of William Clouston, minister of Stromness and Sandwick.

  • Plate-Tectonics

    Scotland’s Time Lords

    Today we have a comprehensive view of how the Earth works – the modern paradigm of Plate Tectonics. Yet, we forget how recent this model is and to give credit to the many Scots scientists

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    Orkney housing in the 21st century?

    (The John D. Mackay Memorial Lecture in this year’s Orkney International Science Festival will look at the challenge of housing, to see what new ideas might be brought forward on technology and design, from Scandinavia

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    The Museum of Communication in Burntisland

    (The Museum of Communication of Burntisland in Fife collaborates with Orkney Wireless Museum in putting on presentations in the annual Orkney International Science Festival, and the theme for the two museums this year will be

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The big push on marine renewables in Orkney is bringing in local companies in key roles. Among them is Green Marine, whose managing director, Jason Schofield, has been one of Scotland’s most successful fishermen. Jason, [...]

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Xodus makes it 10

July 15, 2014 | Comments Off
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Copland’s Dock and Stanger’s Yard

July 15, 2014 | Comments Off
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New paths to light

May 24, 2014 | Comments Off
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Posted On June 7, 2014 | Comments Off

(The Museum of Communication of Burntisland in Fife collaborates with Orkney Wireless Museum in putting on presentations in the annual Orkney International Science Festival, and the theme for the two museums this year will be [...]

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Knitting plants – mathematically

August 14, 2013 | Comments Off
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Posted On July 15, 2014 | Comments Off

Balfour Stewart (1828-1887) was born in Edinburgh but his father was a younger son of the Stewarts of Brugh in Westray and his mother was a daughter of William Clouston, minister of Stromness and Sandwick. [...]

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Scotland’s Time Lords

July 15, 2014 | Comments Off
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Posted On June 7, 2014 | Comments Off

(The John D. Mackay Memorial Lecture in this year’s Orkney International Science Festival will look at the challenge of housing, to see what new ideas might be brought forward on technology and design, from Scandinavia [...]

Travel to the Frontiers

Frontiers is a new online magazine highlighting science and people. Our aim is to find fresh ways of viewing existing territory and to look out to new horizons to be explored.

You’ll see links to various topics. Category takes you to Column, Making and Doing, People and Ideas, Going Further, Global Issues, Food Journeys, Arts & Crafts and Reviews.

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Our contributors are varied, with one feature in common, their association with the annual Orkney International Science Festival, from where this magazine is produced. Join us at the Frontiers!