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The metal lathe’s shiny new cover

A few of TOG’s members got together and put a metal lathe in the workshop. The workshop is the most appropriate place for it, but also the place it’s most likely to gather dust (from other people’s projects, the lathe will get plenty of use). So the first project for the lathe was to build […]

Short Talks for Science Week

It’s that time of year again, when we all pile into the common room and enjoy some great science talks. There’s no entry charge, just turn up early to claim the best seats. The space will be open from 6.30pm with talks commencing at 7pm sharp. Each talk will be 10 minutes long with a […]

Culture Night…. Update

We were mobbed with visitors on culture night . If you made it in to see us, thanks for coming and hopefully you got to look around the space and to see some of our projects. Drop in again anytime we’re open. If you would like to look around again or you missed something, we […]

On intergalactic space travel, sound waves, the Guzman prize, and human communication

So I’m just back from a 400-odd year space flight, which felt like a weekend, but actually took 270 years, depending on where you’re standing. Imagine the jetlag! Sunday was mostly taken up with the first recorded arts-based intergalactic mission in human history, also known as Starship Hack Circus. My involvement in the project started […]

Brewday (9th August 10.30am)

TOG members and Capital Brewers return to TOG HQ this Saturday. Hearty brews are on the menu, in both brewing with guidance and instructions from the experts, and tasting craft beer made earlier! A very rough time-line of a brew day is as follows: 10:30am – 12pm: Heating water, water treatment and mashing grain 12pm […]

Photo Workshop Completed

We completed TOG’s photo workshop today. Yesterday, just as everyone got film loaded, the rain threatened to spoil the day. It soon cleared and we all headed for Dublin Castle and environs. Despite a few minor calamities, everyone got a roll of B&W film exposed and developed. The workshop continued today with printing. Everyone got […]