I'm sure I saw Elvis's house, the no 7 London bus and the missing WW2 bomber.
US space agency NASA has released a new video of the back side of the Moon, filmed by its newly-arrived duo of GRAIL lunar probe craft. Here it is: Arriving in lunar orbit as the human race welcomed in the New Year here on Earth, the twin Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) craft's primary mission is to work …
Why did my old school not have such cool projects? Really nice way to get kids into science, or rather keep kids in science, as from a young age they seem interested in anything, and only later, when the "snobbery of indifference" sets in in puberty, do many seem to lose interest.
Nice one, NASA!
But I am building them a mini-Dobsonian telescope (and they are helping me build it). I somehow do not think keeping them interested is going to be that hard, because they are showing promising signs of nerdiness already. Nerds are interested in things for their own sake, not just because other people think it is cool.
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