The Science Shed.
Welcome to the Science Shed. The purpose of The Science Shed it to inspire others to become interested in science and technology. The topics covered in the blog will mostly be based around astronomy but will also include general science and programing.
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What would happen if we woke up some morning to the news that a massive asteroid had just been discovered and is on a collision course with Earth? This terrifying scenario is not very likely to happen anytime soon but the thing is, we can never be sure when it will happen and someday itContinue reading “Double Asteroid Redirection Test – DART”
Now that the clocks have gone back it is dark early and you don’t have to stay up late to go out and observe the sky. Given that it is November, it will be cold and you will need to wrap up warm or your night outside will quickly become very unpleasant. This month willContinue reading “What Can I See in the Sky in November 2021?”
Look up on a clear night and you will see thousands of twinkling lights shining down on you. Each one of these is a star, many millions of kilometers away. Although we don’t see it very often from Ireland, the Sun is our closest star. The Sun is a star not dissimilar to others inContinue reading “What is a Star?”
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