14th May 2004 at 01:00
To celebrate the launch of the Faulkes Telescope Project, schools can enter the Faulkes Science Competition where students can win pound;300 and a free subscription to the project for their school.

Students must write a letter to Dr Faulkes outlining an idea that will make studying science and maths fun and exciting. The letter can be accompanied by a picture illustrating the idea. The competition will be judged in three age groups: key stage 3, KS4 and post-16.

Send entries to: Faulkes Science Competition, Faulkes Telescope Operations Centre, Physics amp; Astronomy, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF24 3YB.

The closing date is July 16, 2004. For more details visit

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