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Three ways your personal photos are vulnerable to hackers

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Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Sep 2014
Leaked nude snaps from the likes of Jennifer Lawrence's iCloud stresses how vulnerable our personal photos are to hacking. In light of this, how...

Radar: What happened next?

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Updated 29 Aug 2014
Since the Second World War, radar systems have become smaller, further, wetter and stealthier. Discover the application of radar in modern life...

OU on the BBC: Castles in the Sky

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Updated 28 Aug 2014
Embrace a remarkable human drama behind the invention that was to prove pivotal in the Battle of Britain - radar.

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Introduction to computational thinking

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Introduction to computational thinking
Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 10 Jun 2014
You will learn about algorithms and abstraction, and encounter some applications of computational thinking in various disciplines, ranging from...

Modelling heat transfer

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Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 12 May 2014
This unit is the fourth in the series of five units on mathematical modelling. In this unit you will be taken through the whole modelling process...

Developing modelling skills

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Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 12 May 2014
This unit is the third in the series of five units on mathematical modellng. It provides an overview of the processes involved in developing models...

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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 02 Sep 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 02 Sep 2014
Physics is perhaps the most exciting intellectual adventure of our age – discoveries being made now will change your life, and learning physics...