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Win an air cooler worth nearly £200!

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How does a spacecraft take photos?

Image source: Pixabay Getting an image back to Earth from a probe can be complicated but it’s worth it in the end 1.Using filters First, the spacecraft will snap its visible image – such...

Quiz: Which famous British scientist are you?

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Issue 134 preview: How To Be a Rally Driver

Take a look inside the tech and talent behind the scenes of an off-road racing championship  Also inside: Cloud seeding, how the first feathered dinosaur lived, fashion that kills and so much more! Find...

Issue 133 preview: Quantum Computers

A new generation of number-crunchers are harnessing the power of particles: How are these super-fast computers changing our world? Also inside: Animal armour, floating laboratory, human origins and so much more! Kick-start 2020 with...

Where does your luggage go?

Discover the journey taken by your bags while you pass through security and browse the duty free You don’t just wave goodbye to your friends or family at the airport – you also say...

Issue 132 preview: Super Substances

Discover the mind-blowing materials that defy the laws of nature Also inside: How the world celebrates Christmas, the power of antimatter, living fossils and so much more! Buy online Inside the AR ZONE! Bring...

5 fun science kits from the last century

You simply wouldn’t believe what they let Joe public play with in the early-mid 20th century! We’ve come a long way from giving school children deadly poison and radioactive rocks in their chemistry sets....