Chemistry and Light

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Light and Chemistry are more linked than you might think. There are lots of reactions which give out light as a product. We use chemistry and light in communication, electronics, medicine and entertainment. Photochemists are working for a brighter and cleaner future – essentially trying to harness the sunlight, converting it into useful energy and […]

The Future of Science

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We were lucky enough to get the opportunity to talk to Danko Antolovic, author of Whither Science? here’s what happened… We, at the Young Scientists Journal, were lucky enough to interview Danko Antolovic, a scientist and author. Senior Editor, Muhammad Hamza Waseem conducted the interview. Danko is a scientist, technologist and author who lives in […]

The Science Behind Maria Sharapova’s Failed Drugs Test…

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A couple of weeks after the Australian Open, multiple Grand Slam winner, Maria Sharapova announced she’d failed a drug test following her defeat to Serena Williams, and was recommended some drug rehabs in Atlanta. The drug in question was Meldonium. It was only entered onto the banned list on January 1st 2016. It’s sometimes called mildronate and […]

The Superstring Theory

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In this article, Daniel Fryday from St Mary’s Catholic School in Bishops Stortford, gives you an introduction to the Superstring Theory. The Superstring Theory is a way in which scientists attempt to explain all of the fundamental particles and forces of nature. The Superstring Theory is an idea that explains how our universe is just […]

What is the ISS?

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On the 15th of December 2015, British Astronaut Tim Peake boarded the International Space Station for ISS Expedition 46 and 47. His mission has been named ‘Principia’, a reference to Isaac Newton’s ‘Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica’ in which Newton writes about the laws of motion, universal gravitation and various other laws of physics. A direct […]