The Waters of Mars: Seeing Like a Rover

Talking about Janet Vertesi’s book, in a travelling across the solar system and going into orbit around the Red Planet kind of way. I’ve always been fascinated by Mars. Not quite for as long as I can remember, but nearly. About seven years old I had a book about the Solar System, which I would …

From the Planet Zogg: The Libraries of a Different World

Our world is full of stories, of our lives, our places and the things that have happened. Stories are essential to us in fact. They’re where we keep our memories and the valuable things we’ve learned as humans in all the generations we’ve been alive on this planet. So we’re used to the phrase ‘Let me tell …

At the Invisible Wind Factory

In North Liverpool along the Dock Road a company of artists, scientists, engineers and musicians are conducting an Experiment. An Experiment in Invisible Wind. So, obviously I went to have a look. Next door to Make Liverpool where this blog is often to be found. Is the new Kazimier laboratory and performance space. The Invisible …