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| Issue 36

On track: technology for runners

When we watch elite runners breaking world records, we rarely think about the chemistry and physics of the running tracks.

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

| issue 35

Sports in a spin

Sporting success requires hard work and talent, and there’s an awful lot of physics determining the perfect shot.

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

| Issue 28

Making the right moves

Cell’s movements are important in health and diseases, but their speed is the crucial point for the 2013 World Cell Race organised by Daniel Irimia.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science

| Issue 17

Going ballistic: modelling the trajectories of projectiles

Students often find it difficult to calculate the trajectories of projectiles. With the help of Elias Kalogirou’s model, they can be easily visualised. In addition, Ian Francis suggests further uses for the model in the classroom.

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

| Issue 10

“Intelligence is of secondary importance in research”

Can you play world-class sport, and also be part of a team that tries to understand the nature of our Universe? Yes – just ask Tamara Davis. Henri Boffin from ESO talked to her in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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