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Volcanoes… To ooze or to boom?

By Leanne Gunn Volcanoes come in lots of shapes and sizes. It is all down to the style of the eruptions that they produce. Some have steep slopes and erupt with big explosions, throwing vast quantities of rock and ash high

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The Science of Bonfire Night: Explosions!

“Remember remember the 5th of November, fireworks, treacle and snot!”   by David Price Ever wanted to blow something up, I mean really smash it to bits? Atomise it? Spread it to the 4 winds? Me too! The story so

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