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Hands up who's ever orbited a black hole?

Earth and Space
After 20 years of orbiting Saturn and making wonderful discoveries about the planet and its moons, the Cassini-Huygens probe was recently sent...

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Children explore the science and maths of snowflakes, discover why giant snowballs have appeared on Russian beaches, and make their own paper ...

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Animals including humans
Use food chains to explore the impact of plastic pollution in the oceans. Following pressure from environmental groups, the government is ...

     
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