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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 23

Solar energy: silicon solar cells

​With oil reserves running out, silicon solar cells offer an alternative source of energy. How do they work and how can we exploit their full potential?

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