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Posted 13 December 2017

CERN as you've never seen it before

UK teenagers have created an interactive museum of one of the world's most famous science experiments – the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider – in the virtual land of Minecraft.

Posted 13 December 2017

Look up to the stars

New constellations based on modern day inspirational figures created in a bid to get more children across the UK looking up to the stars and interested in the universe

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