SHINING SECRETS: Exploring the life of White Dwarf Stars

It's time for another trip around the solar system on the BIGGER and BETTER Science Weekly! 

This episode of the Fun Kids Science Weekly we continue our bigger and better podcast where we put YOUR questions to our team of experts, have scientists battle it out for which science is the best & learn all about a fossilised forest that pre-dates the dinosaurs found in Somerset, England.

Dan starts with the latest science news, where we learn about a Sycamore Tree where we thought all hope was lost has new reasons to believe it can grow again, Space X successfully landing at the International Space Centre and Professor Neil Davies from the University of Cambridge joins us to talk all about a ancient fossilised forest discovered in Minehead, Somerset

Then we delve into your questions where Dan explains why it's always raining in the UK and we pose Arun's question on what happens to white dwarf stars when they die to Ed Turner from the National Space Centre

Dangerous Dan continues and we learn all about Cosmic Rays and why they're so scary.

The Battle of the Sciences continues where Dan chats to Professor Seirian Sumner from University College London all about why Wasps are the best! Then we pay a visit to Marina Ventura as she gets up close with biology and today she’s checking out how plants make seeds and why it all starts with pollen

What do we learn about?

- How a Sycamore Tree has been given a last hope?

- Space X landing at the International Space Centre

- A fossilised forest discovered in Somerset, England

- What happens to White Dwarf Stars when they die:?

- Why Entomology and specifically wasps is the best type of science?

All on this week's episode of Science Weekly!

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