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  • Find out how we perceive the world around us. Is your brain playing tricks on you?

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    The science of the humble balloon. Come on a journey and go completely balloonatic.

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  • It’s a veritable feast of teeth, talons, tonsils and terror. Find out about the largest and meanest predators of yesterday and today.

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    How do snowflakes form? How do scientists look into the structure of crystals? Crystals and the world around us.

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    No matter how inhospitable the environment, there is something that lives and thrives there.

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  • Answer the call of the wild and compete in the ultimate game of survival.

    A man point into the air, with a large screen of dinosaurs behind him.


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