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Rosetta and Philae – Fabulous fables and tales of tails

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Updated 14 Oct 2014
On the 12th November 2014, Rosetta's Philae lander will attempt to land on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. We take a look at the history of comets.

Happy Ada Lovelace Day!

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Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 14 Oct 2014
An intriguing story of Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage, and their role in the 19th century development of the computer.

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Moons

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Moons Updated content
Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 15 Oct 2014
Explore the many moons of our Solar System. Find out what makes them special. Should we send humans to our Moon again?

Introduction to ecosystems

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Introduction to ecosystems
Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 02 Oct 2014
If we don’t grasp why ecosystems function, it becomes harder to determine possible reasons for when they don’t, and makes it difficult to identify...

Language, notation and formulas

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Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 30 Sep 2014
Communication is as vital in mathematics as in any language. This unit will help you to express yourself clearly when writing and speaking about...

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Certificate in Astronomy and Planetary Science

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Certificate in Astronomy and Planetary Science Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 600 hours Updated 20 Oct 2014
If you’re fascinated by astronomy and planetary science, this certificate course provides a good basic introduction and equips you with the skills...

Certificate in Physics

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Certificate in Physics Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 900 hours Updated 20 Oct 2014
Physics is perhaps the most exciting intellectual adventure of our age – discoveries being made now will change your life, and learning physics...