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Small black hole found nearby News

by David, 29 April 2021 | 0 comments

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Black holes have such strong gravity that nothing, not even light can escape its clutches. We like to imagine that they are far away, like the supermassive black hole in the heart of our galaxy. But there may be black holes much closer to home. We’re just not very good at seeing them – after…

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Spaced out – a quick quiz Quiz

by David, 18 November 2020 | 0 comments

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Here are five space science questions to challenge you. Is your mind a great expanse, or are you a bit spaced out?

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Know your body – a quick quiz Quiz

by David, 3 June 2020 | 0 comments

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This quiz has a focus on bodies, from celestial to human. How much do you know about the universe? Do you really know how you’re put together? Answer these questions to find out!

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Do you measure up? A quick quiz Quiz

by David, 17 July 2019 | 0 comments

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We have a few questions from the world of metrology! That’s the science of measuring things. So have a go, and see how you measure up!

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What is a manatee? A quick quiz Quiz

by David, 19 June 2019 | 3 comments

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There are a few funny words in this week’s quiz. You’ll need to be on top of your sci-vocab if you want to score 5/5!

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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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Not a Nobel – a quick quiz Quiz

by David, 10 October 2018 | 0 comments

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Getting 5/5 in this quiz won’t guarantee you a Nobel, but it might give you a hint on how to get one!

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What’s cool in space? Asteroids! News

by David, 30 August 2018 | 0 comments

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Sometimes space missions can seem a bit faddish. Four spacecraft are currently orbiting Mars, and at least three missions are looking for new planets outside our solar system. But the new hotness, it seems, is asteroids.

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A whole lot of holes – a quick quiz Quiz

by David, 15 August 2018 | 0 comments

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Wholly for your enjoyment, we’ve included several hole-related questions in this quiz. Don’t peek at the answers, or your victory might seem …. hollow!

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Amber and alloys – a quick quiz Quiz

by David, 11 April 2018 | 0 comments

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From the time of dinosaurs to mysterious materials, this week’s quiz is a real brain bender. Time to test your knowledge!

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