The theory of relativity is a beautiful theory that is fundamental to our understanding of nature at many different length and energy scales. Yet it’s not like we see much of it in everyday life. Enter Captain Maja Einstein! She takes you on a tourist boat trip in the city centre of Ghent, in a dreamworld with a slow speed of light. This brings relativity to a human scale, allowing for a direct experience of all its beautiful effects.
The Alka-Rocket Challenge, where college students will show off their chemistry, physics, and engineering skills in a competition to design and launch an Alka-Rocket for a chance to be the new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS. Check out #AlkaRocketChallege for more information.