Map/The Invereen Stone

The Invereen Stone is a Pictish artifact that was unearthed by Mr Dunbar whilst ploughing a field. After centuries of being lost, its rediscovery in ED1932 make it one of ten discovered in the Inverness area – and many others throughout Scotland. The Invereen stone, along with its brethren, has baffled researchers for many years, […]

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Light Pillar

The Curators have obtained this image of a rare light pillar from the East of Scotland. Caused when ice crystals are suspended in the atmosphere, light pillars reflect the light of urban areas. It is unusual to see them as isolated pillars over a single light source as they usually appear en masse over entire […]

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Lightspeed, Stephen Hawking

The curators wish to express their regret for the loss of one of Earth’s most prominent scientists. Professor Stephen Hawking (ED 08/01/1942 – 14/03/2018) brought about huge scientific leaps for humankind, moving forward ideas about relativity, space-time, energy and quantum. Most celebrated for his discoveries concerning black holes and the energy they emit (known as […]

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