Pips from Isaac Newton’s apple tree were blasted into space with British Astronaut Tim Peake. Those pips are now young trees and the search to find them new homes that can inspire the next generation is nearly over.
Applications NOW CLOSED. Judging to take place in January 2019.
From Pips in Space to Newton's Space Saplings and beyond - the whole story.
The UK Space Agency lead the UK's effort to explore and benefit from space, including inspiring the next generation of UK scientists and engineers.
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are a global resource for plant and fungal knowledge. At Wakehurst Place they manage a botanical garden with the world's largest seed conservation project.
Gravity Fields is a science and arts festival, in and around Grantham, that celebrates the legacy of Isaac Newton. Newton's Space Saplings bidding process was launched at this year's Festival.
Woolsthorpe Manor will be alive with science and arts events for five days, as we host an exciting Gravity Fields programme of talks, tours and hands on science.
One week left to be a science pilgrim before we close for the winter. Visit us and take a spiritual walk in the footsteps of Isaac Newton.
Celebrate Apple Day on Sunday 14 October at the home of the most famous apple tree of all.