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  • How was the moon made, and when did it happen?

    By Professor David Rothery

    Dave Rothery shares some new thinking about our nearest neighbour.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Jan 2017

  • How do I pitch an idea to a science editor?

    If you've got a story about science, you'll want to get it read. The first step is getting an editor to want to...

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    11 Jan 2017

  • How do I pitch an idea to a science editor?

    How do I pitch an idea to a science editor? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free image Copyright free: Kaboompics New content
    Updated 11 Jan 2017
    If you've got a story about science, you'll want to get it read. The first step is getting an editor to want to publish it... but how do you persuade the...
  • The Star of Bethlehem: An OpenLearn reading list

    By The OpenLearn team

    The star which led the Magi to the manager might have some factual truth to it - but nobody really knows which truth...

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    Updated on:

    21 Dec 2016

  • The Star of Bethlehem: An OpenLearn reading list

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    Updated 21 Dec 2016
    The star which led the Magi to the manager might have some factual truth to it - but nobody really knows which truth to back.
  • OpenLearn Live: 16th December 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The tiny bubbles of winter that started in Vienna; rubber eggs; Italian crises and a crack in space. Learning and...

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    16 Dec 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 16th December 2016

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    Updated 16 Dec 2016
    The tiny bubbles of winter that started in Vienna; rubber eggs; Italian crises and a crack in space. Learning and research from across the day.
  • OpenLearn Live: 25th November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Autumn on Mars; quantum computing; children caring for parents with Parkinsons. Learning and research from across the...

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    25 Nov 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 25th November 2016

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    Updated 25 Nov 2016
    Autumn on Mars; quantum computing; children caring for parents with Parkinsons. Learning and research from across the day.
  • OpenLearn Live: 23rd November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    What's the Autumn Statement? Apollo 11's coder honoured. Plus learning & research from around the web across the...

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    23 Nov 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 23rd November 2016

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    Updated 23 Nov 2016
    What's the Autumn Statement? Apollo 11's coder honoured. Plus learning & research from around the web across the day.
  • OpenLearn Live: 21st November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Are we enjoying a wet autumn, or a soggy fall? Plus, NASA's new weather satelitte, patent boxes and champagne science...

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    Updated on:

    21 Nov 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 21st November 2016

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    Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Nov 2016
    Are we enjoying a wet autumn, or a soggy fall? Plus, NASA's new weather satelitte, patent boxes and champagne science. Learning and research from across the...
  • OpenLearn Live: 11th November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The worst president of all time plus Nasa on small satellites. Then more learning and research across the day.

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    11 Nov 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 11th November 2016

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    Updated 11 Nov 2016
    The worst president of all time plus Nasa on small satellites. Then more learning and research across the day.
  • Dr Manish Patel and Dr Stephen Lewis on Landing on Mars

    By Dr Manish Patel, Stephen Lewis

    The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter is about to land on the red planet. In this short video, our OU academics explain their...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Oct 2016

  • Dr Manish Patel and Dr Stephen Lewis on Landing on Mars

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Oct 2016
    The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter is about to land on the red planet. In this short video, our OU academics explain their role in the remarkable mission.
  • Crater calculator

    How big a crater would be made by an impact from a body hurtling from space? It depends... but our calculator will...

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    Updated on:

    09 Sep 2016

  • Crater calculator

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    Crater calculator Copyright free image Icon Copyright free image Copyright free: Fredrik / NASA
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Sep 2016
    How big a crater would be made by an impact from a body hurtling from space? It depends... but our calculator will give you an idea. You can choose either to...