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Juno - NASA's mission to Jupiter
Juno is a space probe developed by NASA which is currently orbiting around Jupiter. Now 4 years into its mission, what has the Juno probe revealed about the largest planet in our solar system?
Night sky highlights - July 2020
Discover what to see in the night sky in July 2020, including the planets Jupiter and Saturn.
At the end of the Second World War Britain was busy rebuilding a nation that was shattered by the war. The British government recruited workers from the Caribbean to cope with the shortage of labour in some British industries.
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There are a lot of terms bandied around when people talk about migration. Although breaking down terms might not seem important, it is increasingly recognised that language shapes our perception of reality. So the words we use to talk about migration have a very real effect on how we think and act about migration.
Nikki and Greta at sea on La Vagabonde, Day 10, 2019. credit: Nikki Henderson
Having skippered her first Trans-Atlantic race at just 20, Nikki Henderson is one of the UK’s leading young sailors. In 2018, Nikki became the youngest ever skipper of a round the world race at the age of 25.
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Sir John Franklin’s expedition to map final part of the Northwest Passage departed on 19 May 1845. The two exploration ships, HMS Erebus and Terror were towed from Greenhithe in Kent at 10.30am.
Night sky highlights - June 2020
Discover what to see in the night sky during June 2020, including the planet Mercury.
The Sea Deity - Eve Shepherd
Learn about the creation of The Sea Deity at the National Maritime Museum.
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11 May 2020 marks the 200th anniversary since the launch of HMS Beagle at Woolwich Dockyard, just down the river from Royal Museums Greenwich.
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Merchant Seamen death records are key resources for anyone hoping to understand the history of the Merchant Navy during the Second World War.