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| Issue 29

Simulating the effect of the solar wind

​The smooth operation of communications satellites can be influenced by solar weather. Mimic this effect on a smaller scale in the classroom with a simple demonstration.

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

| Issue 29

Super cold meets super hot

To keep refuelling its reactor, the EFDA-JET facility fires frozen hydrogen pellets into 150 million°C plasma. But these pellets have an added benefit as well.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Engineering


Issue 28

By Nina Notman Julia Paoli blogs at Viruses 101 Image courtesy of Julia Paoli Teen blogger Julia Paoli and her teacher Lali DeRosier discuss how blogging can help science students Last spring, Lali DeRosier was at a science communication conference geared towards teen bloggers. By chance, she…

| Issue 28

Welcome to the twenty-eighth issue of SiS

Although this is only the first issue of 2014, the academic year is already starting to draw to a close. By the time this issue reaches you, spring will have sprung and preparations for the end of year, and those dreaded exams, will be well underway. Spring, however, is a season of renewal – a…

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Uncategorized

| Issue 28

From construction to destruction: building lasers and melting walls

Science in School is published by EIROforum, a collaboration between eight of Europe’s largest inter-governmental scientific research organisations (EIROs). This article reviews some of the latest news from EIROs.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: News from the EIROs, General science, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering