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Stuck in space! A quick quiz Quiz

by Fiona, 2 November 2022 | 0 comments

Stars, telescopes, action! Can you catch the shooting star and get a 5/5 on this space quiz?

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By the numbers: Moons News

by David, 22 December 2021 | 0 comments

Saturn and its moons

83 The number of confirmed moons of Saturn   7 The number of vehicles with wheels that have driven on the Moon   38 The number of millimetres further away the Moon gets, every year   12 The number of people who have flown to the Moon, but never walked on it   1410 Distance…

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Dying to know – a quick quiz Quiz

by David, 12 August 2020 | 0 comments

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Death is a fascinating and important topic for many scientists. It can also reveal much about life. If you get 5/5 this week, maybe you should consider a career in thanatology!

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Branching out – a quick quiz Quiz

by David, 24 October 2018 | 1 comments

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Do you know your trees, moons and non-metals? We’ve got a bunch of tricky trivia here for you this round! If you’re after more fun science for kids, subscribe to Double Helix magazine!  

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Gravity well Activity

by David, 11 October 2018 | 1 comments

A hand placing a larger pink ball onto a piece of blue fabric which already has a small black ball on it.

Have you ever wanted to experiment with the orbits of moons and planets? Time to make a gravity simulator!

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Massive asteroid passes close to Earth News

by Jasmine, 30 January 2015 | 0 comments

Written by Beth Askham On Monday, the Earth survived a close encounter with a very large asteroid. If you think that a massive rock hurtling through space close to Earth is terrifying, be comforted that in this case, close is still 1.2 million kilometres away.

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