Science gets sensational at Ely Library thanks to free COSMOS roadshow

PUBLISHED: 10:29 09 April 2018 | UPDATED: 10:29 09 April 2018

Cosmos Science Roadshow at Ely Library. PHOTO: Mike Rouse.

Cosmos Science Roadshow at Ely Library. PHOTO: Mike Rouse.

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Science has been getting sensational at Ely Library over the last week thanks to a free week-long exhibition.

Cosmos Science Roadshow at Ely Library. PHOTO: Mike Rouse.Cosmos Science Roadshow at Ely Library. PHOTO: Mike Rouse.

Hosted by Cambridge Science Centre, the COSMOS Community Roadshow - which is suitable for everyone - is at the library until Wednesday, April 11.

With hands-on exhibits, shows and activities for all the family to enjoy, dozens of children and their parents have taken part in the roadshow.

Cosmos Science Roadshow at Ely Library. PHOTO: Mike Rouse.Cosmos Science Roadshow at Ely Library. PHOTO: Mike Rouse.

Marjorie Casey, community participation officer at Cambridgeshire County Council, said: “It’s going terrifically. Although it’s a portable exhibition, they are pretty flash really.

“This morning we’ve got around 30 children milling about and experimenting with the displays.”

Cosmos Science Roadshow at Ely Library. PHOTO: Mike Rouse.Cosmos Science Roadshow at Ely Library. PHOTO: Mike Rouse.

A spokesman for COSMOS said: “From Space to senses - we brought space theme exhibits in 2017 and now our new exhibition is all about the mind and human body.

“Why does our body behave the way it does? Can you play a trick on your own brain?”

Cosmos Science Roadshow at Ely Library. PHOTO: Mike Rouse.Cosmos Science Roadshow at Ely Library. PHOTO: Mike Rouse.

The library is open from 9.30am until 1pm.

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