Can You Catch a Cold from Cold Weather?

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For years people have told their children to wrap up warm or they will fall ill, but is it really

Is The Great Wall of China Visible from Space?


The idea that the Great Wall of China can be seen from space has been around since at least 1938

What is Falcon 9?


You may have heard a lot of people talking about the Falcon 9 rocket this week, but what is it

Do Carrots Help You See In The Dark?


In the first of a fab new series called #factORfable, we take a look at some stubborn myths and find

Winter Wonderings – How Fast Does Santa Fly?

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  Continuing our series of #winterwonderings, Sam Gouldson asks the most important question – just HOW fast does Santa fly?

Get Cracking With Computer Coding for Kids

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Kids computing – there’s a lot of talk going on about it right now.  What do you learn about computing

Winter Wonderings – Can It Really Be Too Cold for Snow?

Can it be too cold for snow?

Have you ever heard someone say that it is ‘too cold for snow?’, and wondered if this was true. Our

Winter Wonderings – Why Does Frost Make Patterns?


The third #winterwonderings post from our Science Correspondent, Samantha, we take a look at why frost makes patterns. Many countries have

Will It Be a White Christmas 2014?

will it be a white christmas 2014

As we get closer and closer to the big day, the question on everyone’s lips is, ‘Will it be a

Winter Wonderings – Are Snowflakes Really All Different?

Are Snowflakes Really All Different?

  It’s a common belief that no two snowflakes are the same, and in a way this is true. No

Winter Wonderings – Why Can You See Your Breath When it is Cold?

Why can you see your breath when it is cold?

This is the first in a series of posts by Sam Gouldson called Winter Wonderings. Sam will take a closer

Everything You Need to Know about Rosetta and Philae


There has been a lot of excitement about Rosetta and Philae lately, but what are they and why are they

Vet Against The Odds

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Hello! My name is Lauren, I’m 22 and I’m at university training to be a vet. Like most vet students