Tagged: MOTAT

Glowing fun at the MOTAT Science Street Fair - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Apr 02, 2015

Thanks to Heather Hendrickson for the photos! Last weekend the Bioluminescent Superbugs Lab took part in this year’s Science Street Fair at MOTAT in Auckland. We had the GlowBooth up and running again (at least until the camera’s battery died!) and 262 people joined us to make some bioluminescent art. There were lots of smiley faces drawn … Read More

Petri dish art at the Auckland Arts Festival - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Mar 26, 2015

As part of the thinkScience day at the 2015 Auckland Art Festival, we spent 2 hours letting kids and their families make their own bioluminescent bacterial art using just a cotton bud, a petri dish and a solution of harmless bioluminescent bacteria. Many thanks to James Dalton, Claire Honney, Hannah Read, Simon Swift and Benedict Uy for their … Read More

Monday Micro – Bioluminescent bacteria photobooth - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Apr 14, 2014

For those curious how our bioluminescent photo booth went at Auckland’s Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) recently, the results are up on Flickr. As a quick reminder, the light being used to illuminate the subjects was being supplied by glowing bacteria growing on large petri dishes. We used a 6 second exposure to take the pictures which … Read More

Science Street Fair - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Apr 02, 2014

Want your picture taken by the glow of bioluminescent bacteria? Then come along to Auckland’s inaugural Science Street Fair this weekend! Those in Auckland this weekend should come along to MOTAT on Sunday for the inaugural Science Street Fair. They’ll be a whole heap of science on display, including a hovercraft, 3D printing, DNA extractions and … Read More