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| Issue 45

SI units: a new update for standards

In an update using the latest scientific research, all the basic SI units will soon be officially defined in terms of the Universe’s fundamental constants.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, General science
       

| Issue 41

Gravitational waves: a taxonomy

Gravitational waves were predicted by Einstein – but where do they come from, and what different types might there be out in the cosmos?

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

| Issue 39

Science goes underground

Scientists are searching deep underground for hard-to-detect particles that stream across the Universe.

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

| Issue 37

What are stars made of?

Find out how we know what the Sun (and stars) are made of.

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

| Issue 36

Smart measurements of the heavens

Get your students to use their smartphones for some hands-on astronomy.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Earth science, Mathematics, Astronomy / space
         

| issue 35

Geometry can take you to the Moon

Measure the distance from Earth to the Moon using high-school geometry and an international network of schools and observatories. 

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

| Issue 31

Starlight inside a light bulb

Different stars shine with different colours, and you can use a light bulb to help explain why.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space
   

| Issue 31

The challenging logistics of lunar exploration

The path to the Moon is paved with many challenges. What questions do the next generation of space explorers need to answer?

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space, Earth science, Science and society