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The Science of Ultrasound in Pregnancy

Seeing a positive result on a pregnancy test for the first time was a moment I’ll always remember. Like other mums-to-be I’m sure, I began wondering whether my baby was healthy, and started looking forward to having a scan so

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What does silence sound like?

By Rhys L Griffiths Simon and Garfunkel famously sang about the sound of silence, but what does silence sound like? Close your eyes and really listen to the sounds around you.  A lot of the time we can think that

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Blogiau Cymraeg

Yma yn Science Made Simple, rydym wedi ysgrifennu cyfres o flogiau Cymraeg. Felly penderfynon ni grwpio nhw gyda’i gilydd fel nad oes angen i chi edrych yn bell ar gyfer gwyddoniaeth trwy’r Gymraeg.   Rydyn ni’n Science Made Simple, menter gymdeithasol sy’n

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Posted in Activity, Biology, Chemistry, Curriculum, Exploring Science, Physics, Primary, Technology

When is a click not a click?

by Wendy Sadler Last week the trackpad on my laptop stopped working. It wouldn’t click and seemed to be stuck down. It was surprising how essential this little piece of technology is to getting anything done, so I went to

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Codio creadigol

Yn science made simple, rydym wastad yn edrych am flogwyr o du allan i’r cwmni i ymddangos ar ein gwefan. Ysgrifennwyd y blog yma gan Meirin Evans, sy’n cyflawni profiad gwaith yn Ysgol Ffiseg a Seryddiaeth Prifysgol Caerdydd yn ystod

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Get creative with coding

At science made simple, we are always eager to have guest bloggers featured on our website. This blog is written by Meirin Evans, who is gaining work experience at Cardiff University’s School of Physics & Astronomy during his summer break

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Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is the future! Whether you’re exploring the Great Barrier Reef, flying through the Solar System or creating your own Universe, virtual reality offers endless possibilities in science education. Imagine taking a class of children to the surface of Mars, allowing them

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Can science make a Spider-man?

By Rhys L Griffiths 2016 seems to be the year where Superheroes fight. First we had Batman Vs Superman where the winner was the studio who raked in the millions of dollars it made, and the losers were the audience

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Posted in Biology, Engineering, News, Technology

Batman V Superman – who would win?

by Rhys L. Griffiths Batman vs Superman, who would win? In this blog I take a look at the powers of these superheroes, who I think would win, and how superhero technology and powers are being made a reality by

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The science & engineering of Back to the Future

Despite a number of internet hoaxes over the last year, today – the 21st October, 2015 – is finally the actual date Marty McFly and Doc travelled forward to in the sequel of Back to the Future (released 1989). Those

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