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August 5, 2006 | Issue 1

Running one of the world’s largest telescopes

Ever wondered what - and who - lies behind the beautiful and fascinating astronomical photographs and observations made with modern telescopes? Douglas Pierce-Price from ESO, the European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere, describes a day in the life of the Very…

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space
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Fusion – ace in the energy pack?

The energy demands of our society continue to increase, while the stocks of fossil fuels - still our major energy source - are declining. Chris Warrick from the European Fusion Development Agreement explains why research into fusion offers the hope of a safe and environmentally responsible energy…

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Earth science, Engineering
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August 3, 2006 | Issue 1

Chemical recreations

In Chapter 7 of his book, Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood, Oliver Sacks recalls his discovery of the delights of chemistry.

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