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Russell Stannard is Professor Emeritus of Physics at The Open University.

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More to space than meets the eye

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Feb 2010
Professor Russell Stannard explains why the word ‘space’ – so-called empty space – isn’t simply another name for ...

Is time the same for everyone?

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Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Feb 2010
We all start off thinking there is just the one time – the same for everyone. Professor Russell Stannard illustrates how relativity theory...

The nature of matter

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Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Feb 2010
Professor Russell Stannard explores the nature of matter and how complete our understanding of matter can be.

Paradox of wave-particles

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Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Feb 2010
Professor Russell Stannard looks at the wave-particle paradox and Niels Bohr’s solution to it.

Discover superstrings

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Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Feb 2010
The popular theory that the ultimate constituents of matter are not point-like at all but instead consist of superstrings is explored by Professor...

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Comment posted by Maurice Biott on 30th Oct 2014
I'm no expert but keenly interested in how our world ticks. Seems to me that there is a link between gravity and how particles behave. The nothingness of outer space, and indeed everywhere, is in...
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Comment posted by Barry Keeling on 20th Nov 2013
It seems wrong to me that we cannot search for a wider fundamental meaning of phenomena that we only observe in various ways. We shouldn't allow the fractured observations we make, to dictate how...
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