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  • Why is snow so hard to predict? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 70154

    Why is snow so hard to predict?

    By Peter Clark

    Much of the country is bracing for The Beast From The East, and a battering from heavy snow. But equally, it might...

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    26 Feb 2018

  • Why is snow so hard to predict?

    Why is snow so hard to predict? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 70154
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    Much of the country is bracing for The Beast From The East, and a battering from heavy snow. But equally, it might not happen - New York famously faced a...
  • Perceptions of corruption Creative commons image Icon Adam Jones PhD under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Perceptions of corruption

    By Dr Susan Fawssett

    Economic injustice takes many forms. Watch this video to find out just how widespread it is and how we can combat it...

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    13 Feb 2018

  • Perceptions of corruption

    Perceptions of corruption Creative commons image Icon Adam Jones PhD under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Feb 2018
    Economic injustice takes many forms. Watch this video to find out just how widespread it is and how we can combat it 
  • The Story Of Maths Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Story Of Maths

    Marcus DuSautoy explores the long, surprising history of humankind's relationship with numbers.

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    29 Jan 2018

  • The Story Of Maths

    The Story Of Maths Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Updated 29 Jan 2018
    Marcus DuSautoy explores the long, surprising history of humankind's relationship with numbers.
  • Just six numbers Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Steffen Rehm

    Just six numbers

    By The OpenLearn team, Martin Rees, Baron Rees of Ludlow

    To Professor Sir Martin Rees, the Astronomer Royal, the essential nature of the cosmos and the evolution of the...

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  • Just six numbers

    Just six numbers Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Steffen Rehm
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Jan 2018
    To Professor Sir Martin Rees, the Astronomer Royal, the essential nature of the cosmos and the evolution of the entire world have been determined by just six...
  • Calculating Ada: The Countess of Computing

    This documentary from the BBC explores the eccentric life of Ada Lovelace, the world's first programmer, the 'Enchantress of Numbers'

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  • Calculating Ada: The Countess of Computing

    Introductory level Updated 29 Jan 2018
    This documentary from the BBC explores the eccentric life of Ada Lovelace, the world's first programmer, the 'Enchantress of Numbers'
  • Queen (and Slave) Of The Sciences Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: MabelAmber
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    27 Jan 2018

  • Queen (and Slave) Of The Sciences

    Queen (and Slave) Of The Sciences Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: MabelAmber
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Jan 2018
    Katie Chicot explains why numbers make the world go round.
  • How have family budgets changed in sixty years? Creative commons image Icon Paul Townsend under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license

    How have family budgets changed in sixty years?

    By Joanna Bulman

    The government has been gathering data about household outgoings for six decades. It tracks social and structural...

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    22 Jan 2018

  • How have family budgets changed in sixty years?

    How have family budgets changed in sixty years? Creative commons image Icon Paul Townsend under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Jan 2018
    The government has been gathering data about household outgoings for six decades. It tracks social and structural changes  over those times, says the...
  • How much money does the UK really contribute to the European Union? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: WerbeFabrik
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    16 Jan 2018

  • How much money does the UK really contribute to the European Union?

    How much money does the UK really contribute to the European Union? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: WerbeFabrik
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Jan 2018
    You've seen the bus. You've heard the arguments. But what does the Office For National Statistics say about the UK's actual net contribution to the EU budget?
  • Blue Monday: An OpenLearn reading list Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: OltreCreativeAgency

    Blue Monday: An OpenLearn reading list

    Blue chat for a blue day: collecting some thoughts on the marketing wheeze that is Blue Monday.

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    12 Jan 2018

  • Blue Monday: An OpenLearn reading list

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jan 2018
    Blue chat for a blue day: collecting some thoughts on the marketing wheeze that is Blue Monday.
  • How much electronic waste do we generate as a species? Creative commons image Icon sinkdd under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    How much electronic waste do we generate as a species?

    By Madhukara Putty

    Old computers, knackered telly sets and phones that are so last year: How much of this discarded stuff is piling up?

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    11 Jan 2018

  • How much electronic waste do we generate as a species?

    How much electronic waste do we generate as a species? Creative commons image Icon sinkdd under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Jan 2018
    Old computers, knackered telly sets and phones that are so last year: How much of this discarded stuff is piling up?

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    In this free course, matrices are used as a concise way of representing systems of linear equations which occur frequently in mathematics. Section...

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    Differential equations are any equations that include derivatives and arise in many situations. This free course, Introduction to differential...

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  • Introduction to differential equations

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  • Introduction to differentiation

    This free course is an introduction to differentiation. Section 1 looks at gradients of graphs and introduces differentiation from first principles...

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    This free course is an introduction to differentiation. Section 1 looks at...