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| Issue 49

Phenomenal physics

Theoretical physicist Maria Ubiali reflects on her role as a particle phenomenologist working at the interface between theory and experiment.

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

| 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 39

Turning on the cosmic microphone

A new tool lets astronomers ‘listen’ to the Universe for the first time.

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

| Issue 37

Sharp eyes: how well can we really see?

Exploring visual acuity requires not only biological experiments, but also some understanding of the underlying physics.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Biology, Teach

| issue 35

A decade in review

How ten years of science at the EIROforum member institutions has led to many new discoveries.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Physics, Biology, Chemistry

| issue 35

Unpicking scientific mysteries across Europe

Science in School is published by EIROforum, a collaboration between eight of Europe’s largest intergovernmental 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

| issue 35

Illusioneering, by Peter McOwan and Matt Parker

At first glance, science and magic seem like chalk and cheese, but as the writer Arthur C Clarke pointed out, “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” The feeling of wonder that keeps scientists hooked to their research can also captivate a magician’s audience.…

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Resources