With the advent of robotic telescopes and the wide-scale availability of the Internet in schools, it is now possible to carry out real investigatio
The objectives of ESERO-UK are more fully explained in the articles that follow, but essentially it seeks to promote the whole subject of space as
A look at resources that are available and how Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station can provide an exciting context for spac
This article describes the design, delivery, evaluation and impact of a CPD course for physics and chemistry teachers.
In this special issue, we have tried to combine a celebration of the 400th anniversary of Galileo using a telescope to look at the night sky and al
Rheology is an enormously far-reaching branch of physics (or physical chemistry) and has a number of different guises.
Dipak K. Sarker
A simple practical activity that uses various methods to help students understand the idea of the expanding universe.
Managing radioactive waste on a national scale.
In 1957, Russia launched Sputnik 1 into space, the first satellite to orbit the Earth. There was no news until it had been successful.
Could de Broglie's revolutionary idea that an electron in an atomic orbit can behave as a wave have been inspired by a Himalayan singing bowl?
This article describes how the Science Department at Shoeburyness High School in Essex introduced a space-themed year 8 (ages 12-13) science course
A simple hands-on activity to illustrate Hubble's law