In this 10 part series from The Open University, Professor Russell Stannard OBE delves into subjects ranging from free will and determinism, to space and the nature of time, asking if we can ever go beyond the boundaries of what we know.
Professor Russell Stannard asks how can we ever understand the relationship between consciousness and the physical... Read more: Consciousness and the limits of science
Are we really free to choose? Copyrighted image Credit: By Famosissimo Biole via Flickr under Creative Commons licence
All day long we have to make choices. Professor Russell Stannard asks if we’re really free to choose. Read more: Are we really free to choose?
Professor Russell Stannard explores what kind of universe we live in and what caused the Big Bang. Read more: The meaningless Big Bang question
Is there intelligent life out there? Professor Russell Stannard examines various possibilities, and our chances of... Read more: ET, life and the universe
Professor Russell Stannard investigates what is beyond the observable universe and explores claims that the universe... Read more: The size of the universe
Professor Russell Stannard explains why the word ‘space’ – so-called empty space – isn&rsquo... Read more: More to space than meets the eye
We all start off thinking there is just the one time – the same for everyone. Professor Russell Stannard... Read more: Is time the same for everyone?
Professor Russell Stannard explores the nature of matter and how complete our understanding of matter can be. Read more: The nature of matter
Professor Russell Stannard looks at the wave-particle paradox and Niels Bohr’s solution to it. Read more: Paradox of wave-particles
The popular theory that the ultimate constituents of matter are not point-like at all but instead consist of... Read more: Discover superstrings