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| Issue 62

How global teamwork revealed the mystery at the heart of our galaxy

This is the story of how scientists created an image of the region around the black hole at the centre of our galaxy by combining many telescopes into one virtual telescope the size of the Earth.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Astronomy / space, Engineering, News from the EIROs, Physics

| Issue 60

The centrifugal force awakens

In a spin: use a rotating platform to explore how gravitational acceleration affects a simple pendulum.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Engineering, General science, Mathematics, Physics

| Issue 60

‘Defying’ gravity with a simple stroboscope

Seeing science in a new light: build your own stroboscope and use it to create beautiful optical illusions with water!

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Coding

| Issue 55

Exploring the universe: from very small to very large

How do physicists study very small objects (like molecules, atoms, and subatomic particles) and very large objects (such as galaxies) that cannot be directly observed or measured?

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

| Issue 47

Rocket science made easy

Prepare for lift-off with these simple activities that demonstrate some of the key principles of space science.

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

| 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 32

Kinder eggs and physics?

These simple physics experiments add an extra surprise to your Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Physics