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After the Big Bang…

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This entry will describe what I’ve done since the Big Bang Fair. I’ll elaborate on certain aspects at a later date, since tomorrow I’m catching the train to Paris and the EUCYS and might not have access to the internet!   One of the first things that happened after the Big Bang Fair was that […]

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Pigeon outperforms internet (updated)

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In a brilliant example of old technology outdoing its replacement a homing pigeon successfully transferred 4GB of data faster than an ASDL internet connection. The experiment was done by an IT company in South Africa. Employees flew the pigeon between their offices 60 miles apart while simultaneously sending the data over the internet. The pigeon […]

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The difficult second blog post

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Today, I’m going to discuss the project I completed at the University of Sheffield last summer, funded by the Nuffield Bursary Scheme, as well as the Big Bang Fair, at which I exhibited said project.   So, in Year 11 I decided to Google “sixth form science bursary” because I was a bit of a […]

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The Royal Society Prizes for Science Books

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The Royal Society celebrates the very best in popular science writing. Ever since the Prizes were originally established in 1988 they have had the same aim – to encourage the writing, publishing and reading of good and accessible popular science books. They have grown to become one of the UK’s most prestigious non-fiction literary prizes […]

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Hello world!

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Hi, I’m Courtney and this is my first post on YS Journal. I thought I’d start by saying how I got into physics in the first place. My story isn’t as cool as being a child maths prodigy or having a crazy inventor relative who inculcated me with a love of science in addition to […]

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A Short Tour of the Cryosphere

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Even though most of us do not live in the polar regions or don’t even see icebergs or ice sheets very often, no matter where you live, the snow and ice of the Earth’s cryosphere has an impact on your climate. NASA released an amazing new view of Earth’s frozen regions today, using visual satellite […]

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Naturally Obsessed

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Naturally Obsessed is a new documentary about what it takes to make it as a scientist. http://naturallyobsessed.com  Please  comment

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Should we go back to the Moon?

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With the celebrations of the Apollo Moon landings in recent days many people have been discussing the future of manned space travel. I am far to young to have witnessed the Moon landings myself, but everybody I speak to about it talks of the excitement of seeing those grainy pictures of men walking on the […]

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Meeting with Malcolm

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Yesterday I and Malcolm had two hours meeting,discussion all aspects of technical issues…. We also noticed tha our publisher has acted speedily to implement our integration strategy that we agreed during the Telephone Conference on Monday 13th July.

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Website Redesign

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As you may have noticed, the website has gone under a significant redesign over the last few days. The decision was taken at the last major teleconference that the YSJ plus site should be made into the full YSJournal.com while the old site should be phased down to just the articles. This way our publishers […]

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Meet the Team

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The Young Scientists Journal Team2019-20 Team Leaders Celestine Wenardy Chief Editor Celestine is a talented young scientist who lives in Indonesia, and has significant experience in original research and publication, having recently worked to research affordable methods for non-invasive blood glucose concentration monitoring for diabetics, a project which is now in development. She is passionate […]

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YSJ Issue 5

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Table of Contents Young Scientists Journal 2008 | September-October | Volume 1 | Issue 5 COVER STORY How Can Science save the Earth? Christopher Barry ARTICLES Hydrogen as an Alternative Fuel Christopher Barry Investigating the velocity of a dominoes wave Aaron McCullough Measuring the velocity of toppling dominoes Abigail Clarke Where will Science take us in the […]

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What’s the point of learning this?

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One of the things I often asked when I was at school was “When will we ever use this?” It was a regular problem for our teachers that often the abstract science and maths we learnt would have little use outside the classroom. However some of it is useful and here I present a case […]

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What's the point of learning this?

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One of the things I often asked when I was at school was “When will we ever use this?” It was a regular problem for our teachers that often the abstract science and maths we learnt would have little use outside the classroom. However some of it is useful and here I present a case […]

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Building YSPlus

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Welcome to the new Blog Building YSPlus this blog will track the developments and work done on making YSPlus We hope you enjoy reading it. YSJ Technical Editor, Malcolm Morgan