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Heatwave – What science says about the best ways to cool down

Deep Dive

What science says about the best ways to cool down We spend most of the year complaining that Britain is too cold and wet but gripe with just as much enthusiasm about the heat. Although moaning about the weather is satisfying, it’s better to take action and cool yourself...

Large Hadron Collider reboot – the hunt for a fifth force of nature

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The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) restarted today after a three year program of upgrades. The new run of high energy experiments are set to scrutinise findings from the last few years which might hint at another blockbuster discovery. The team at the CERNs Large Hadron Collider (LHC) want...

British Science Festival Open Call – Award Lectureships

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The British Science Festival - Europe’s longest standing science Festival - travels across the UK each year to celebrate the people, stories and ideas at the heart of science. Every year the Award Lectureships provide development opportunities for Early Career Researchers who are passionate about engaging the...

Material Engineering – new stronger concrete which produces less carbon dioxide developed

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Pre-Stressed Concrete promises Eco-Friendly Lightweight Construction in future When thinking of the on-going climate crisis you probably don't immediately think about concrete? However concrete has a huge carbon footprint globally. Each year billions of tons of the world’s most commonly used construction material are produced, requiring huge amounts...

Solar scientist Lucie Green launches kids Summer of STEM challenge

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Space scientist and broadcaster, Professor Lucie Green has teamed up with Born to Engineer favourite STEM Learning to launch a range of science, technology, engineering and maths challenges to keep young brains and bodies active over the summer. Professor Green, a professor of physics in the Department...

The Large Hadron Collider is back online, but tantalising hints of a new particle prove unfounded.

Long Read

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world’s largest science experiment. Since it came online eight years ago it has changed our understanding of particle physics. Derek Muller (Veritasium) looks at what is next for the Large Hadron Collider now that the Higgs Boson has been discovered...