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Einstein's Relativity - Curved spacetime

A page with good diagrams taking you through the thought processes behind Einstein's theory of relativity by thinking about elevators and rockets.

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Newton's third law

Find out how Newton's third law works and how it affects everything from a rocket taking off to someone firing a gun.

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Bottle Blast-Off!

Instructions on how to make a stomp rocket launcher out of some pipes, a plastic bottle and some paper.

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The twin paradox

This video animation explores how a person travelling close to the speed of light on board a rocket ages slower than their twin thanks to the relativity and time dilation.

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Antimatter and Fusion for rocket propulsion

NASA article discussing the possibility of using antimatter and fusion to propel future spacecraft.

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Spinning Rocket - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about forces and Newton's third law. All you need is a pencil with a rubber on the end, drawing pin, drinking straw and some sticky tape.

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Penny rocket - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about particles. All you need is a penny or small coin, empty bottle with a narrow neck, some water and a freezer.

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Balloon rocket - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about forces and Newton's third law. All you need is a drinking straw cut in half, a balloon, a long piece of string, a clothes peg and sticky tape.

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Alka-Seltzer rocket - Physics to go

An experiment from our Physics To Go series about forces and pressure. All you need is an empty film canister or effervescent vitamin tablet tube, Alka-Seltzer tablet and some water.

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Alka-Seltzer rocket - Marvin and Milo

A Marvin and Milo activity about particles, pressure, force and momentum. All you need is an Alka-seltzer tablet, empty film cannister or effervescent vitamin tablet, old newspaper and water.

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