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| Issue 30

Camping under the stars — the ESO Astronomy Camp 2013

On 26 December 2013, after a long and exciting trip, 56 secondary-school students from 18 countries arrived at their destination: the picturesque alpine village of Saint-Barthélemy, Italy, where the Astronomical Observatory of the Autonomous Region of the Aosta Valley (OAVdA) was built because of…

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Astronomy / space

| Issue 3

ESOF 2006: science close up and personal

How do I become a star-chaser? How do we recognise particles that we don’t know? When will fusion power become available to mankind? Sabina Griffith from the European Fusion Development Agreement in Garching, Germany, describes the guided round-the-world trip through the science of the EIROforum…

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Events

| Issue 7

Fusion in the Universe: gamma-ray bursts

Henri Boffin from ESOw1 in Garching, Germany, follows the mystery of gamma-ray bursts from their first discovery to the most recent research on these dramatic astronomical explosions.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space

| Issue 17

An astronomer in a 3D world

What do astronomy and film have in common? Both can involve Jochen Liske, astronomer and actor. Karin Ranero Celius takes us on a trip to the Paranal Observatory in Chile and tells us about Jochen’s latest film: Das Auge 3D.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Profiles

| Issue 3

Catch a Star! and win an astronomical competition!

Catch a Star!, an international competition for school students, is starting its fifth year. Douglas Pierce-Price from ESO invites students from all over the world to take part.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Events

| Issue 15

The ALMA Observatory: the sky is only one step away

Claudia Mignone and Douglas Pierce-Price take us on a trip to the Chilean Andes, to the site of ALMA, the world’s largest radio astronomy facility, which is set to discover the secrets of our cosmic origins.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space

| Issue 64

Galactic Archaeology: how we study our home galaxy

We can’t image our home galaxy from the outside, so how do we study it? Learn how astronomers unveil the dramatic past of the Milky Way and peer into its future.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Astronomy / space, Engineering, News from the EIROs, Physics

| Issue 31

Making new connections and learning in new ways

Science in School is published by EIROforum, a collaboration between eight of Europe’s largest inter-governmental scientific research organisations (EIROs). This article reviews some of the latest news from EIROs.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: News from the EIROs, Physics, Biology, Chemistry