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Enjoy the Summer Science Exhibition 2022
Jun22

Enjoy the Summer Science Exhibition 2022

The Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition 2022 which takes place from 6-10 July will appeal to many Rockwatchers, whether you are able to visit in person or online. There will be a mix of fascinating talks and hands-on interactive sessions on a wide range of science topics. including how scientists are using everyday items from waste to replace oil and discover more about the first meteorite fall in the UK for 30 years....

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The Earth’s a Pizza Recipe
Aug12

The Earth’s a Pizza Recipe

Sent in by Rockwatcher, Benedict Douglas One day, when I sliced up a pizza for my dinner, I saw the inner workings of the Earth! Don’t believe me? Make a ‘Pizza Earth’ for yourself – then gobble it up afterwards! Follow these steps carefully – with an adult to help – to make a truly terrific terrestrial treat! See the Ingredients and Method below to find out how…   Always make sure you have a responsible adult with you when...

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Mercury Meringue Recipe
Aug12

Mercury Meringue Recipe

Sent in by Rockwatcher, Amina Nelson Riggott Mercury is very close to the sun and its surface has plains and mountainous areas like the moon, as well as a lot of impact craters. It was hit by lots of meteors in the ‘late heavy bombardment’ period and as well as craters. This caused lots of volcanic activity. It has a massive crater called the Caloris Basin which is nearly 1600 km wide and nearby is some unusual hilly land called ‘The...

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Sun Brulee Recipe
Aug12

Sun Brulee Recipe

Sent in by Rockwatcher, Amina Nelson Riggott The sun is at the centre of our solar system and it’s a ball of extremely hot gas. It’s the heaviest thing in the solar system and holds all the other planets in place by gravity. It doesn’t have any geological features as it’s a star not a planet, but if you look at its surface through a Hydrogen Alpha telescope you can see that it looks like bubbling grains with marks on (sunspots,...

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