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When neutron stars collide

Using technologically advanced supercomputers, scientists have developed theories about the creation of black holes deep in outer space. Watch the computer simulation in this clip to see how the collision of two neutron stars produces a gamma ray burst and a new black hole. Discover that our continuing understanding of ...

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Blast off! Life in space - teacher resource

This teacher resource is a comprehensive sequence of teacher ideas and student activities that support the arts curriculum in drama and dance, using ideas about space exploration, the universe and the life of an astronaut as stimulus. It includes a link to the video 'Blast off with NASA astronaut Rex Walheim'. This video ...

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Our sun has a sibling!

Astronomers have found one of our sun's siblings! Could this star system have planets, like our solar system, and be another home for life? Watch this clip and find out how scientists made this discovery. What is our sun's sibling like? How many other siblings could there be? What is panspermia? And how do stars form in ...

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Discover some of the mysteries of the universe!

Watch and listen as Dr Graham Phillips explains what has been discovered about our universe in the last decade or so. What did the WMAP satellite study? What did it confirm? The scientists in this story talk about being surprised to find that the universe is expanding at an increasing pace. What do they say is responsible ...

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Destination Moon: more missions, more science resource book

Produced for National Science Week 2019, this resource aims to inspire primary and secondary students about space science just as the Apollo program to the Moon did in the 1960s and 1970s. The book features past and emerging space-related research, technologies and ideas from the worlds of science, design, technology, engineering, ...