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How do we get into space? And once we’re there, what happens to our bodies? Why can’t we breathe in space? Just how cold is it up there? And why is it that in space, no one can hear you scream? Find out all this and more with live demonstrations and hands-on activities including boiling blood, exploding marshmallows and a rocket launch! This lecture will be running as part of the ‘Big Telescopes’ event at the University of York, an exhibition that features the STFC’s ‘Seeing the Universe in All its Lights’ roadshow, open to the public at York for one day only! This roadshow will be accompanied by the ever-popular Cosmodome and Sundome, various hands-on experiments and visits to the University’s one-of-a-kind Astrocampus. This event promises to be a unique, informative and fascinating experience for all the family.
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