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  • Mashing up the Union Jack Creative commons image Icon Gil Mualem-Doron under CC-BY licence under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Mashing up the Union Jack

    By Dr Giota Alevizou

    Can Gil Doron’s intriguing proposals to remix different heritages in a national flag aid processes of cultural...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Jan 2018

  • Mashing up the Union Jack

    Mashing up the Union Jack Creative commons image Icon Gil Mualem-Doron under CC-BY licence under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Jan 2018
    Can Gil Doron’s intriguing proposals to remix different heritages in a national flag aid processes of cultural syncretism?
  • Finding creativity in orbit? Creative commons image Icon FCUK by DJWhelan under CC-BY-NC-ND licence; LHC by TobTob under CC-BY-ND licence under Creative-Commons license

    Finding creativity in orbit?

    By The OpenLearn team, Professor John Zarnecki

    Has space tourist Trevor Beattie got it wrong by suggesting that it's time to send creative people to space?

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Dec 2017

  • Finding creativity in orbit?

    Finding creativity in orbit? Creative commons image Icon FCUK by DJWhelan under CC-BY-NC-ND licence; LHC by TobTob under CC-BY-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Dec 2017
    Has space tourist Trevor Beattie got it wrong by suggesting that it's time to send creative people to space?
  • Sunlight powered food: key for life on Earth Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Jeff Schmaltz, NASA.

    Sunlight powered food: key for life on Earth

    By Dr Pallavi Anand

    One chemical process, with energy from sun, is responsible for nearly all life on Earth. Pallavi Anand explains...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Nov 2017

  • Sunlight powered food: key for life on Earth

    Sunlight powered food: key for life on Earth Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Jeff Schmaltz, NASA.
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Nov 2017
    One chemical process, with energy from sun, is responsible for nearly all life on Earth. Pallavi Anand explains why that is the case.
  • Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story

    Gabriel Weston investigates the world of the forensic scientist and the murders they've helped to solve.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Nov 2017

  • Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story

    Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Nov 2017
    Gabriel Weston investigates the world of the forensic scientist and the murders they've helped to solve.
  • How can scientists fight the tide of Creative commons image Icon NHD-INFO under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    How can scientists fight the tide of "fake news"?

    By Crispin Maslog

    "Fake news" is as much a problem for scientists as politicians. Crispin Maslog calls for an end to propaganda dressed...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Nov 2017

  • How can scientists fight the tide of "fake news"?

    How can scientists fight the tide of Creative commons image Icon NHD-INFO under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Nov 2017
    "Fake news" is as much a problem for scientists as politicians. Crispin Maslog calls for an end to propaganda dressed up in lab coats.
  • Blue Planet II's message to humanity Creative commons image Icon Denis Felikson, University of Texas / NASA under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Blue Planet II's message to humanity

    By Miranda Dyson, Dr Philip Sexton

    Alongside the stunning photography and amazing stories, there's a serious warning in Blue Planet II that deserves our...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Oct 2017

  • Blue Planet II's message to humanity

    Blue Planet II's message to humanity Creative commons image Icon Denis Felikson, University of Texas / NASA under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Oct 2017
    Alongside the stunning photography and amazing stories, there's a serious warning in Blue Planet II that deserves our attention, say Miranda Dyson and Phil...
  • Why do some fish change sex? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Why do some fish change sex?

    By Miranda Dyson

    In Blue Planet II we meet the Kobudai and witness them change sex. Why?

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    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    26 Oct 2017

  • Why do some fish change sex?

    Why do some fish change sex? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 Oct 2017
    In Blue Planet II we meet the Kobudai and witness them change sex. Why?
  • What part did citizen science play in hurricane disaster relief? Creative commons image Icon DFID under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Oct 2017

  • What part did citizen science play in hurricane disaster relief?

    What part did citizen science play in hurricane disaster relief? Creative commons image Icon DFID under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Oct 2017
    The Caribbean was hit by two powerful hurricanes in quick succession - Irma and Maria. Citizen scientists were amongst those who swung into action to help,...
  • Plastic materials, pollution and recycling Creative commons image Icon epSos.de [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license

    Plastic materials, pollution and recycling

    By Dr Simon Collinson

    What benefits do plastics offer society? What can we do with used plastic to avoid damage to the environment? ...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Sep 2017

  • Plastic materials, pollution and recycling

    Plastic materials, pollution and recycling Creative commons image Icon epSos.de [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Sep 2017
    What benefits do plastics offer society? What can we do with used plastic to avoid damage to the environment? Simon Collinson investigates...
  • How space exploration has given us better weather predictions Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    How space exploration has given us better weather predictions

    What has putting astronauts and robots into space done for us back on Earth? Check out our short comic on ...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2017

  • How space exploration has given us better weather predictions

    How space exploration has given us better weather predictions Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Aug 2017
    What has putting astronauts and robots into space done for us back on Earth? Check out our short comic on weather satellites and predictions. 

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