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Inspiring Science Education, Secondary, Teacher Training

Online teacher CPD sessions

Posted on 26 October 2020 by Grace Mullally

Are you looking to bring more cutting edge research into your classroom? Our teacher CPD sessions, which were recorded at the IOP Welsh Physics Teachers Conference earlier this year, should help you do just that.
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phosphene on venus

Astronomy, Schools, Secondary

Is there life on Venus?

Posted on 30 September 2020 by Grace Mullally

People across the world have been excited by the recent discovery of the molecule phosphine (PH3) in the atmosphere of Venus – the finding of an international collaboration of researchers lead by Cardiff University’s Professor Jane Greaves. With no known explanations for where the molecules came from, the two explanations left are some unknown chemistry
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Astronomy, Public, Pythagorean Astronomy

Pythagorean Astronomy: It’s (Almost) Never Aliens

Posted on 14 September 2020 by Chris North

This is a special episode – released a couple of weeks earlier than normal – that’s because we’ve got a very special story to talk about this time. A team of astronomers has detected hints that indicate the possibility that there may be life in the clouds of Venus. Despite the maybes and possibilities, this
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Astronomy, Public, Pythagorean Astronomy, Radio and Podcasts

Pythagorean Astronomy: Black holes – too big and too small

Posted on 3 September 2020 by Chris North

If there’s anything that pricks up the ears in astronomy, it’s black holes. And this month we have not one, but two black hole stories. And, depending on how you count them, four black holes, though two of them no longer exist – if that sounds confusing, then don’t worry, it’ll become clear! Regular listeners
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