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| Issue 41

Gravitational waves: a taxonomy

Gravitational waves were predicted by Einstein – but where do they come from, and what different types might there be out in the cosmos?

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

| Issue 36

Teaching with Rosetta and Philae

How a great achievement of the European Space Agency can become an inspiration for your students.

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

| Issue 20

Hunting for asteroids

Keen to save the world? Andy Newsam and Chris Leigh from the UK’s National Schools’ Observatory introduce an activity where you can potentially do just that: by detecting real asteroids – which may be heading for Earth.

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

| Issue 10

The International Space Station: life in space

How do astronauts eat, sleep and wash? Can you get ‘seasick’ in space? In the second of two articles about the ISS, Shamim Hartevelt-Velani, Carl Walker and Benny Elmann-Larsen from the European Space Agency investigate.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Astronomy / space
         

| Issue 1

Launching a dream: the first European student satellite in orbit

One hour and 34 minutes after the bright tail of the Kosmos 3M rocket disappeared from view, more than one hundred students are checking their watches nervously. The first signal from their satellite should arrive any minute. Barbara Warmbein, from the European Space Agency in Noordwijk, the…

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

| Issue 1

Deep Impact

Films about science or even pseudo-science can be powerful tools in the classroom. Heinz Oberhummer and Markus Behacker from the Cinema and Science project provide a toolkit for using the film Deep Impact.

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

| Issue 2

Video-clip collection of the European Space Agency

Films about science or even pseudo-science can be powerful tools in the classroom. Heinz Oberhummer from the Cinema and Science project provides a toolkit for using the video-clip collection of the European Space Agency.

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