All posts tagged Sofia Science Festival

  • Fergus McAuliffe: Serving science at the table
    May 7, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    He imagines an evening, an ordinary family at the dinner table, and the conversation is about science – about the current hottest topics of debate, a new discovery, a new […]

  • Of optimism and the odds at the casino of chaos
    May 3, 2016, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    We are optimistic animals, we human beings, and that gives us an evolutionary advantage. Yet, in other respects, it is no advantage at all – especially at the roulette wheel, […]

  • Fostering a healthy attitude to sleep
    May 17, 2015, by Clive Leviev-Sawyer

    The 13-year-old girl was alone among the group of teenagers that Russell Foster was asking about their sleeping habits in telling him that she was getting a good night’s rest. […]

  • Richard Dawkins, on brains and brainwashing
    May 17, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    If you are not particularly gifted at mathematics but hope that evolution may help out your distant descendants, Richard Dawkins is not the one to bolster your faith in the […]

  • Verbal clashes at pro-GMO presentation at Sofia Science Festival
    May 16, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Question time following Irish scientist Padraic Flood’s presentation entitled “Why we need GMOs” saw raised voices as he came under sustained verbal attack from members of a Bulgarian anti-GMO organisation. […]

  • Sofia Science Festival braces for big weekend
    May 15, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Demand is huge for tickets to events at the 2015 Sofia Science Festival with the weekend expected to see large crowds coming to the festival’s fifth-year events. Apart from the […]