25th – 27th May, 2018Crowne Plaza Hotel, Glasgow

Satellite 6

Science Fiction, Science Fact, Science Fun

with Guest of Honour:

Paul McAuley

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Satellite 6 is the latest in a series of science fiction conventions with a strong science element that have been running in Glasgow since 2007. Each event has a different theme: this time we celebrate the planet Venus. Come and join us for a fun-filled weekend of talks, panel discussions, workshops and games.

Recent News

Overflow Hotel

As the Crowne Plaza is full on the Thursday night (they still have rooms available on Friday/Saturday & Sunday nights) we have secured an allocation of rooms, for Thursday through Sunday nights, at the New Radisson Red - https://www.radissonred.com/glasgow/. Details of how to book will be on our web pages shortly. Room rates are £105 per night, room only, for single or double occupancy.

Added on 06/02/2018 11:54 by Mark

Science Ceilidh

Do you like science? Do you like ceilidh dancing? Do you fancy combining the two? Satellite 6 is delighted to announce that The Science Ceilidh Band will be playing live on Friday 25th May 2018. Their set will feature a mixture of well-known traditional dances and dances specially created as part of the band's educational outreach programme to illustrate scientific processes. If you've never danced an 'Orcadian Strip the Helix' this is your chance!

Added on 21/12/2017 11:05 by Christine

Drabble Competition - for Follycon Newsletter

The Satellite 6 Committee has been asked to run the Newsletter for Follycon this coming Easter. We intend to use this opportunity to educate discerning fans with information on the latest pScientific discoveries (e.g. perpetual motion machines, galactic travel by mushroom) and will publish a pScience column in the newsletter. To this end we are asking for submissions, the most amusing and/or outrageous of which we will publish in the newsletter. No time wasters please... unless you are announcing a new device powered by waste time.

Submission guidelines:

Entries should be in the form of a Drabble of exactly 100 words and a title of up to 15 additional words. For detals and examples, see: http://ansible.uk/writing/drabbles.html

Submissions should be emailed to pScience@Six.SatelliteX.org.uk

Added on 30/11/2017 15:09 by Mark

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