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MK Schooldays: Physics

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Hidden : 12/09/2010
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Geocache Description:

This is the Physics examination from the MK Schooldays series of caches by MKGees.

The puzzle icon is shown at one of Milton Keynes' educational establishments, in this case Radcliffe School in Wolverton.

However, the cache is not at this location. Please do not attempt to park or search there. It is private land.

As with all of this series, we are available for mentoring and support by email on request.

GCSEs were introduced into secondary schools in England in 1986 to replace the previous GCE "O" Levels and CSEs. They are available in a bewildering array of different subjects in a number of distinct categories. Physics sits in the Science & Technology category.

Passing this examination will reveal Bonus Code C for MK Schooldays: Graduation Day.

Physics Examination: Time Limit ~450 MicroSeconds

The cache can be found at:

North (252Cf -> 240Pu)(212Bi-> 208Pb) Degrees (236U -> 236U)(240Pu -> 228Ra) . (228Th -> 212Pb)(240U -> 228Ac)(236U -> 224Ra)

West (220Rn -> 220Rn) Degrees (232Th -> 220Rn)(228Ra -> 228Ra) . (248Cm -> 240Np)(228Ac -> 216Po)(248Cm -> 228Ra)

The final cache is a 450ml clip lock box covered in black duck tape. It contains a small log book and pencil/pen. Please, as ever, take care to replace the cache as you found it.

As you will most likely solve this at home before venturing out, the final cache is placed where the calculated coordinates appear to be on GoogleMaps. This may be a few feet from where your GPS thinks it is.

We hope you enjoy your studies and that you get the grades you need.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Chmmyr: Guvf bar vf qrtrarengr
Pnpur: Tebhaq yriry, va gur vil

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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