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 underway. Winners will be announced in mid-January 2020.
Applications NOW CLOSED. Judging taking take place in Autumn 2019. Winners to be announced in mid-January 2020.
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 the 2018 Festival.
Be a science communicator with us. Volunteer in the Science Centre, give science tours or help with educational visits. Sharing a passion for science makes a difference.
Pay homage to Isaac Newton's apple tree and its legendary role in the discovery of law of gravity.
Leading historian of science and Newton expert, Dr Patricia Fara, shines a new light on Newton’s story and the worldwide scientific significance of Woolsthorpe.