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Why did Bomb Sight go viral?

On Monday, the Bomb Sight team had a debrief and a very large cup of coffee each. We took the opportunity to discuss why we thought the project went viral with the help of different social media, our official press … Continue reading

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A huge thank you

This week, the level of public engagement with the project and intensity of media interest knocked us off our feet. It was totally unexpected but there are some people who I owe a big thank you to: Firstly to the … Continue reading

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Still experiencing server issues

I realise this may be frustrating that you may not be able to access the website. We are doing our best but the sheer volume of users is placing exceptional demand on our server. The project is a small academic … Continue reading

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Scale of interest and server issues

If you have had problems accessing the website or it is running very slowly – The sheer scale of public and media interest has had an impact on our server. We are doing our best to explore the issues but … Continue reading

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Bomb Sight is Live

Start discovering London’s wartime past today on our website ( and ¬†our mobile app which is coming very soon). The Bomb Sight project is mapping the London WW2 bomb census between 7/10/1940 and 06/06/1941. Previously available only by viewing in … Continue reading

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Progress update and preview of the website and mobile App

The last few weeks have seen considerable progress on the project. Amongst the many tasks that we have been working on we have selected a project name (see blog post: finding an application name), we have finished processing all of … Continue reading

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Announcing Bomb Sight

Watch this space….Coming Soon http://bombsight.org/ https://twitter.com/BombSightUK

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