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| Issue 50

Alien life and where to find it

As space missions venture to the moons of Jupiter and Saturn – and beyond – to look for the conditions for life, what alien life forms might be found in such exotic environments?

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Astronomy / space
         

| Issue 36

Missions to the Moon

What we learnt from the first moon landing, and the curious questions that remain.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Resources

| 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 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 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 16

Space exploration: the return to the Moon

Have you ever looked up at the Moon in a clear night sky and wondered about the very few people who have walked on its surface? What did we learn, and what are we still unsure about? When might humans return to the Moon? Adam Baker investigates.

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

| Issue 8

Research into the Sun’s atmosphere

Ever wondered what the solar wind means to us on Earth or what happens when the surface of the Sun erupts sporadically? Lucie Green from University College London's Mullard Space Science Laboratory, UK, describes some of the recent research into the Sun’s atmosphere.

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