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August 25, 2016 | Issue 36

Earthquake education

As our thoughts are with the victims of the latest earthquake in Italy, you may wish to explore the science involved.

Ages: under 11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Resources
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July 8, 2015 | Issue 32

Beat the Flood

Imagine living with the danger that your home could be flooded at any time. This challenge will enable pupils aged 7–14 to discover the impact that flooding has on people’s lives, and how science and technology can mitigate its effects and help find potential solutions.

Ages: under 11, 11-14;
Topics: Earth science, Engineering, Science and society
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June 2, 2014 | Issue 29

More than meets the eye: how space telescopes see beyond the rainbow

How do astronomers investigate the life cycle of stars? At the European Space Agency, it’s done using space-based missions that observe the sky in ultraviolet, visible and infrared light – as this fourth article in a series about astronomy and the electromagnetic spectrum describes.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space
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August 21, 2012 | Issue 24

More than meets the eye: the exotic, high-energy Universe

​In the third article in this series on astronomy and the electromagnetic spectrum, learn about the exotic and powerful cosmic phenomena that astronomers investigate with X-ray and gamma-ray observatories, including the European Space Agency’s XMM-Newton and INTEGRAL missions.

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