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NAPL funding investment 2018

Big investment for teachers in Wales announced

21 November 2018

The Education Secretary announces £9 million funding in this financial year, increasing to £15 million next financial year.


Ada's Adventures in Science
21 February 2018

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19 Febuary

  • 1878 The gramophone (or phonograph) is patented by Thomas Edison
  • 2002 The Mars Odyssey probe begins mapping the planet’s surface
  • 1986 The Mir space station is launched by the Soviet Union
  • 1473 Birth of Nicolaus Copernicus, the astronomer known for his heliocentric model of the solar system
  • 1941 Birth of David Gross, the particle physicist awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize along with Frank Wilczek and David Politzer for their discovery of asymptotic freedom – a feature of quantum chromodynamics in which interactions between particles become weak at high energy
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