Mind-blowing Mentalists and Space Exploration

 Fun for all the family at the 2016 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

 The wonders of science and technology come alive this month as thousands of young students descend on the RDS in Dublin for the 52nd annual BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (#BTYSTE).

Ireland’s most spectacular science and technology showcase will open to the public from Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th January 2016 with up to 60,000 visitors, young and old, expected over the course of the event.

The exhibition will incorporate 550 projects, including secondary schools from across Northern Ireland, which were shortlisted from over 2,000 entries for display at the event. As well as that, there is a jam-packed programme of events, including creative inventions, interactive education and mind-blowing live shows. Tickets are available at the door costing €6 for students, €12 for adults and €25 for a family pass which includes 2 adults and 2 children.

This year’s exhibition is sure to leave you mesmerised as mentalist David Meade, from Banbridge, Co.Down, will be taking to the main stage throughout the week where thousands of people will witness David attempt the impossible in front of their very eyes! Does he use super powers? Psychic ability? Tricks? Or is science the secret behind his amazing feats?

Also visiting is Celestial Voyage 3D who will bring the audience on a captivating journey of the Solar System from the International Space Station to Planet Mars using the latest in 3D technology and visualisation. And the renowned World of Robots and TITAN the Robot will also be returning for the 2016 exhibition due to popular demand.

Visitors can plan their visit to the RDS in advance by downloading the FREE BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition app, available on Android and Apple devices. Full of lots of helpful information including an exhibition map, a search function for student projects, the schedule of events, a social network and information on the exhibition.

The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition is a must for anyone with a passion for science and technology. For information, log onto www.btyoungscientist.com, check out http://www.facebook.com/BTYSTE, follow on twitter at #BTYSTE, call 0800 917 1297 or call 1800 924 362 from Republic of Ireland.

Open for visitors: January 7th – 9th 2016 Location: RDS, Dublin 4 Tickets: student €6 / adult €12 / family pass €25