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All the hard work and travelling has paid off folks, I completed the report (based heavily on this blog) and there are plans afoot for a variety of projects. Like a PhD thesis, the report took some time to compile…Continue Reading
One of our collaborators on the Genome Decoders project Dr. Maria Duque is currently spending some time in Colombia working with a primary school. You can hear from her on our YouTube channel speaking at the launch event for the Genome Decoders project…Continue Reading
If you currently have an MX-10 in school and are having problems getting started, please take a look at our latest issue of our troubleshooting document. If none of the steps in the document help, then please contact the IRIS…Continue Reading
Chemistry and geography teacher Steffi Meincke welcomed me to Munich for the final leg of my travels courtesy of the WCMT. Otto-von-Taube-Gymnasium was not originally on my list of schools to visit, however, meeting Steffi at the St Paul’s International…Continue Reading
My apologies for lack of posts recently, getting back to the UK and back into the classroom was quite a shock to the system, trying to distil all the great stuff I’ve seen a rather large task. However, my excitement…Continue Reading
This week we were joined by James O’Neill from Tapton School and Dr Jonathan Eastwood of Imperial College. Our focus was space weather and using the TimPix data in research projects. If you weren’t able to join us live then…Continue Reading
Schools are carrying out some very interesting analyses of the TimPix data. Detailed mapping of the Earth’s magnetic field from ESA’s Swarm mission could give some hints as to interesting places to look at TimPix data. The mission itself is…Continue Reading
Our friends at Abingdon Science Club were interviewed about their work with us, take a look!
Here’s a nice round up of the experiment to capture radon daughter products from Gregor Steele at SSERC. You can access the experimental outline for this here.
I have just been in to collect a detector from The Community School of Auchterarder and it sounds as though they’ve done some fantastic work collecting data from different sites and different types of rocks. Here’s a selection of some…Continue Reading