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| Issue 54

The physics of Star Wars: introducing accelerator science

Science fiction can be an engaging starting point for scientific discussions. Learn how one research group is using Star Wars to introduce students to accelerator science.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Engineering, Physics, Science and society, Careers in STEM

| Issue 39

Science goes underground

Scientists are searching deep underground for hard-to-detect particles that stream across the Universe.

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

| Issue 26

Casting light on solar wind: simulating aurorae at school

The aurorae are one of the wonders of the natural world. Using some simple apparatus, they and related phenomena can easily be reproduced in the classroom.

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

| Issue 19

Schoolhouse scientists

Sarah Stanley explains how Becky Parker gets her students involved in particle physics at CERN. Why not get your students to join in too?

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Profiles

| Issue 19

Neutrinos: an introduction

What do continental drift, nuclear power stations and supernovae have in common? Neutrinos, as Susana Cebrián explains.

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

| Issue 14

Bringing particle physics to life: build your own cloud chamber

Particle physics is often seen as something only for huge research institutes, out of reach of the general public. Francisco Barradas-Solas and Paloma Alameda-Meléndez demonstrate how – with the aid of a homemade particle detector – you can dispel this myth by bringing particle physics to life…

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics