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| issue 35

Mercury and Mars in May

The month of May brings with it two different planetary wonders, allowing us to recreate calculations first made 300 years ago

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Astronomy / space

| Issue 34

Planet parade in the morning sky

Right now (and continuing until late February 2016), Mercury, Venus, Saturn, Mars, and Jupiter are visible in the sky in a straight line: a rare astronomical show.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Astronomy / space
 

| Issue 28

Glaciers on Mars: looking for the ice

One of the scientists’ main interests in Mars research is water. Is there water on Mars?

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space, Earth science
       

| Issue 13

The CoRoT satellite: the search for Earth-like planets

Malcolm Fridlund from the European Space Agency (ESA) describes the search for extra-solar planets and explains how they can help us to understand the origin of life on Earth.

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

| Issue 13

A star-struck teacher in Italy

Research offers exciting and challenging job opportunities, but sometimes the price to pay in terms of personal sacrifice is very high. Claudia Mignone interviews a young astronomer who found satisfaction in the classroom – teaching mathematics.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Profiles
   

| Issue 8

Life on Mars: terraforming the Red Planet

Science fact or science fiction? Margarita Marinova from Caltech, USA, investigates the possibility of establishing life on Mars.

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