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NASA’s Exoplanet Discovery – Trappist-1

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Seven earth-sized planets have been discovered recently by NASA, in the constellation of Aquarius. The exoplanet (a planet that orbits a star other than our Sun) system is called TRAPPIST-1, which stands for The Transiting Planets and Planetesimals Small Telescope. The tiny, dim star the planets are orbiting is only about 40 light-years (235 trillion […]

King’s Hub: Videos You Should Watch

Here is a selection of short, fun and interesting videos recommended by the King’s Hub. There is something for every scientist, with maths, physics, biology and chemistry related content. Although they are great to watch purely as entertainment, the King’s Hub also loves these videos because they show the wonderful (and slightly weird) knowledge that science […]

How to Get Your Teacher Interested in Starting a Hub

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Thank you for your interest in introducing the Young Scientists Journal to your school. Your efforts open up wonderful opportunities to stimulate and sustain interest in science, making a big difference to your school. In order to start a Hub within your school, you must speak to a teacher who can organise and administrate certain […]

Royal Institution Christmas Lectures 2016

Christmas has been and gone, and with it came tacky jumpers, harsh cold weather, endless family reunions and an uncomfortably full stomach. But not to worry; the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures were here to save us all. This year was the 80th anniversary of the televised Royal Institution (RI) Christmas Lectures, but the lectures themselves […]

Make The Future, London

The H2.Zero , #612, a hydrogen UrbanConcept racing for team Green Team Twente from University Of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands on the track during Make the Future London 2016 at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Sunday, July 3, 2016 in London, UK. Today marks the conclusion of the very first Drivers' World Championships, as a head to head race against the 2016 UrbanConcept winners from North America, Asia and Europe to find the quickest and most energy-efficient driver. (Chris Ison for Shell)

On the 1st of July, YSJ Founder Christina Astin, YSJ Chief Editor Claire Nicholson and YSJ team members Michael Hofmann, Abbie Wilson, Cormac Larkin and Peter He, attended the Shell Make The Future London festival in the Queen Elizabeth Park, London. This was not only an opportunity for us to see this amazing festival but it […]