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RS Wulf 00:47:00

Chasing Venus: the race to measure the heavens

by Andrea Wulf
Chasing Venus: the race to measure the heavens
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 870 views
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New York Times Best Selling and award-winning author Andrea Wulf tells the extraordinary story of the first global scientific collaboration set amid warring armies, hurricanes, scientific endeavour and personal tragedy. On 6 June 1761 and 3 June 1769....

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RS Dougherty 01:01:00

Discovery of a dynamic atmosphere at one of Saturn’s moons, Enceladus

by Michele Dougherty
Discovery of a dynamic atmosphere at one of Saturn’s moons, Enceladus
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1093 views
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In recent years, Enceladus, Saturn's sixth largest moon, has become a major attraction for scientists, with many believing it offers the best hope we have of discovering other life in our solar system. NASA's Cassini spacecraft has been orbiting Satu....

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Stevenson 00:10:00

The Exploration of Mars

by Ryan Stevenson
The Exploration of Mars
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 751 views
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After looking at Mars through telescopes for hundreds of years and seeing irrigation channels and it was believed that there could have been life on Mars. Many superstitions and movies made about life on Mars, including Orson Wells' War of the Worlds....

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