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| Issue 40

Finding the scale of space

How do astronomers measure distances to the stars? Using a digital camera to record parallax shift is an accurate and authentic method that can be used in a classroom.

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

| Issue 39

Parallax: reaching the stars with geometry

How far away are the stars? Explore in your classroom how astronomers measure distances in space.

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

| Issue 39

Science goes underground

Scientists are searching deep underground for hard-to-detect particles that stream across the Universe.

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

| Issue 39

Turning on the cosmic microphone

A new tool lets astronomers ‘listen’ to the Universe for the first time.

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

| Issue 37

Galaxies: genesis and evolution

Astronomers are still trying to discover exactly why galaxies formed in spiral shapes, and what’s likely to happen to our galaxy in the future.

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

| Issue 37

What are stars made of?

Find out how we know what the Sun (and stars) are made of.

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

| Issue 36

Smart measurements of the heavens

Get your students to use their smartphones for some hands-on astronomy.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Earth science, Mathematics, 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