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Next meteor shower visible in UK

2017 Geminids Meteor Shower

The Geminids are considered one of the best meteor showers.

The Geminids meteor shower is expected to peak on the night of December 13 and early morning hours of December 14.

An Asteroid Meteor Shower
Most meteor showers are caused by the Earth passing through the tail of a comet, however the Geminids shower is caused by an asteroid.

The Geminids is considered to be one of the most  spectacular meteor showers of the year.

Remember you need to be patient to view meteors.
Dress up warm and bring a  blanket. Choose a spot away from bright lights preferably where the sky is dark.
Give your eyes about 20-30 minutes to adjust to the dark
You can sometimes see over 100 meteors an hour at its peak.


Fuel Cell powered cars

Fuel Cell powered car

Honda Clarity fuel cell powered car

Fuel cell powered cars use hydrogen instead of  petrol.
The fuel cell converts hydrogen into electricity which can be used to power an electric motor directly  or stored in a battery or supercapacitor.
The only waste product is water.

To find out more about how a fuel cell works click here


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