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| Issue 17

An astronomer in a 3D world

What do astronomy and film have in common? Both can involve Jochen Liske, astronomer and actor. Karin Ranero Celius takes us on a trip to the Paranal Observatory in Chile and tells us about Jochen’s latest film: Das Auge 3D.

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

| 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 15

The ALMA Observatory: the sky is only one step away

Claudia Mignone and Douglas Pierce-Price take us on a trip to the Chilean Andes, to the site of ALMA, the world’s largest radio astronomy facility, which is set to discover the secrets of our cosmic origins.

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

| Issue 12

A classroom in space

Lucy Patterson spoke to Greek science teacher Theodoros Pierratos, who recently won the chance to bring physics to life for his students in a truly extraordinary way with the help of the European Space Agency.

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

| Issue 9

Is there anybody out there? An ark of life

An enormous meteorite impact and then a rocky flight from Mars. Is that how life appeared on Earth? Cornelia Meyer takes us on a space trip through the lithopanspermia theory and describes how she is putting it to the test with the help of student colleagues.

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

| 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
                 

| Issue 7

Students Catch a Star: researching and observing a solar eclipse

Students Jan Měšťan and Jan Kotek and teacher Marek Tyle from the Gymnázium Písek in the Czech Republic won the 2007 Catch a Star competition. Sai Pathmanathan describes their prize-winning project.

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