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Still alive – a quick quiz Quiz

by David, 25 September 2019 | 4 comments

Black lightning bolt in purple circle

Deadly animals and extinct species – oh my! This week’s quiz is extreme. See if you can survive to the end and get full marks!

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Microscope: Birds on a wire News

by Jasmine, 6 June 2019 | 5 comments

Pink and grey galahs sitting on powerlines (wires)

Double Helix magazine is looking for your questions! Our Microscope column answers the most intruiging science, tech, engineering and maths queries you can throw at us.

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Atoms go pear-shaped News

by Pat, 30 August 2013 | 0 comments

Diagram showing pear-shaped nucleus.

Atoms – we know that they’re small. But what do they actually look like? Recent experiments suggest that some atoms have a surprising shape. To understand what an atom might look like, we need to know what they’re made of.

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