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Gravity well Activity

by David, 11 October 2018 | 0 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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Cool stars and comfy planets News

by David, 17 March 2017 | 0 comments

Is there life on other planets? It may seem like we’re alone in the universe, but there’s still hope. The race is on to find signs of life on Earth-like planets, which have atmospheres and liquid water on the surface. Recently, it was announced that scientists have discovered seven planets orbiting nearby star TRAPPIST-1, each…

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Ten years of science on Saturn’s moon

by , 27 June 2014 | 1 comments

On the largest moon of Saturn, the hills are named after hobbits and elves, and the lakes after lakes on Earth. Titan is, in many ways, the most Earth-like world we’ve ever found. Titan is a bitterly cold world covered in an orange haze. At around 180 degrees Celsius below zero, Titan is far too cold…

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