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| Issue 44

Go bananas for biochemistry

Learn about a variety of biochemical processes with these quick, simple experiments using one of the world’s favourite fruits.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry

| Issue 22

Harnessing the power of the Sun: fusion reactors

Renewable, clean, unlimited energy – how can it be achieved? Christine Rüth from EFDA introduces the tokamak, the most advanced fusion device.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Engineering

| Issue 12

Hydrocarbons: a fossil but not (yet) extinct

Continuing our energy series, Menno van Dijk introduces us to the past, present and future of hydrocarbons – still the most common of all fuels.

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

| Issue 12

Looking to the heavens: climate change experiments

In the second of two articles, Dudley Shallcross, Tim Harrison, Steve Henshaw and Linda Sellou offer chemistry and physics experiments to harness the Sun’s energy and measure carbon dioxide levels.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Earth science, Engineering

| Issue 11

Powering the world

Energy – why is it so important, where do we get it and how much do we use? Gieljan de Vries from the Dutch FOM-Institute for Plasma Physics Rijnhuizen investigates.

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