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| issue 35

Sports in a spin

Sporting success requires hard work and talent, and there’s an awful lot of physics determining the perfect shot.

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

| Issue 10

“Intelligence is of secondary importance in research”

Can you play world-class sport, and also be part of a team that tries to understand the nature of our Universe? Yes – just ask Tamara Davis. Henri Boffin from ESO talked to her in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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

| Issue 36

On track: technology for runners

When we watch elite runners breaking world records, we rarely think about the chemistry and physics of the running tracks.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Science and society

| Issue 28

Making the right moves

Cell’s movements are important in health and diseases, but their speed is the crucial point for the 2013 World Cell Race organised by Daniel Irimia.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science

| Issue 2

The exhibition ship MS Einstein: a floating source of scientific knowledge

Imagine a barge carrying not coal or other heavy cargo, but something much more precious – inspiration! Beate Langholf from Wissenschaft im Dialog, Germany, describes a science exhibition that travels the rivers of Germany with a different theme each year.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Physics, General science

| Issue 29

Simulating the effect of the solar wind

​The smooth operation of communications satellites can be influenced by solar weather. Mimic this effect on a smaller scale in the classroom with a simple demonstration.

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

| Issue 42

Crash-tolerant cars, toxic tattoo ink and the first X-ray laser light

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 the EIROs.

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