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CLOSED: Intergalactic Giveaway with Astro Cat!

This giveaway has now ended – thank you to everyone who entered! In celebration of all things Astro cat, we teamed up with the Professor himself and Flying Eye Books to give away an incredible prize to one lucky winner! Read on to learn more and see who won… Ever wanted to explore the cosmos from […] Read More

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Minilab and Nobrow at Pop Up Lab 2017!

You may have seen on our Twitter page recently that we’re heading to Peterborough in November to take part in 2017’s Pop Up Lab conference. The event is designed as a space for discussion and innovation among educators and creators of content for children. The theme this year is ‘visual storytelling’ – something we’re definitely […] Read More

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Galactic Genius lands on Android! 💥🚀

Did you know that in just over a year, the Hubble’s successor will be launched into orbit? Or that the Sun’s corona is hotter than its surface? OR that Galactic Genius with Astro Cat is now available on Google Play and Amazon, with an update on the App Store too?  Android-using explorers can now join […] Read More

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Astro Cat Explains… The Sun!

Anyone watching the recent solar eclipse was able to see a rare phenomenon in our galaxy. Our Sun is around 400 times larger in diameter than the Moon, but it is also 400 times further away. That’s a coincidence on an astronomical scale! And it’s why the Moon and Sun appear to be similar sizes in […] Read More

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Astro Cat Explains… Meteor Showers

There are two well-known meteor showers visible in the sky from late July until mid-August. But what makes these tiny rocks light up our night skies every year? The Prof is on hand to explain all, and it starts with asteroids and comets… Asteroids Asteroids can be found anywhere in the solar system, but you’ll […] Read More

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Keeping Brains Busy in Summer!

Over summer it can be easy for kids to just switch off and not want to do anything ‘educational’ (a word they may instantly recoil at hearing!)  – so what can you do to keep their minds active without them feeling like they’re back at school? We’ve got a few ideas for little scientists… Museums […] Read More

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Become a Galactic Genius with Astro Cat

3…2…1…LIFT OFF! Hold onto your space helmets, the Prof. is back for another app adventure. Prepare for a voyage into your neural pathways as well as outer space… Download Galactic Genius with Astro Cat now We are so excited to be sharing with you our most challenging app yet. ‘Galactic Genius with Astro Cat’ features […] Read More

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