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Pocket rockets News

Pocket rockets

Published: 3 October 2018

Imagine a fleet of small satellites able to work together, flying to deep space targets, hitching a lift on the launch of other spacecraft. As Roger Walker and his ESA colleagues write, this is now in the Space Agency's plans/

Citizen seismology News

Citizen seismology

Published: 30 July 2018

If you have a smartphone in your pocket, you could be a citizen scientist. Aftab Khan and colleagues discuss how seismology can benefit from new technology.

Wisdom of the football crowd News

Wisdom of the football crowd

Published: 30 July 2018

Enthusiasm is one of the most effective tools for a teacher – and football has a lot of enthusiastic fans among schoolchildren. A new RAS200 project brings geophysics to the fans, as described by RAS Outreach Officer Lucinda Offer.

New issue of A&G ready to read News

New issue of A&G ready to read

Published: 25 July 2018

The August issue of A&G is ready to read on-line, with a citizen science focus, but also articles about distinguished scientists, past and present, space weather and. how to promote string scientific ethics.

Kielder’s new observatory News

Kielder’s new observatory

Published: 14 July 2018

Ten years after it opened, Kielder Observatory has taken a big step forward with a new observatory building, the Gillian Dickinson Astroimaging Academy, and an enhanced range of events and courses.