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The people's project: The idea behind Lunar Mission One

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The people's project: The idea behind Lunar Mission One Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University New content
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 Nov 2014
Dr Mahesh Anand discusses how Lunar Mission One will not only go to the moon but will take the people along with it.

Lunar Mission One: A Moon mission for everyone

Lunar Mission One: A Moon mission for everyone Creative commons image Credit: Aleksander Markin under CC-BY-SA licence New content
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 Nov 2014
Find out about the most exciting Moon mission since the Apollo landings and discover how you can get involved. 

Wild Weather Kitchen Experiments

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Wild Weather Kitchen Experiments Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 06 Oct 2014
Recreate an avalanche, dust storm, flood or tornado in the comfort of your own home by watching these short videos investigating extreme weather.

Wild Weather Kitchen Experiments: Tornadoes

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Wild Weather Kitchen Experiments: Tornadoes Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Oct 2014
Simulate a tornado by watching this short instructional video and understand how this violent whirldwind forms.

Wild Weather Kitchen Experiments: Floods

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Wild Weather Kitchen Experiments: Floods Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Oct 2014
Create your own mini flood model and unleash the devastation wreaked by lots of rain by following the steps in this video.

Wild Weather Kitchen Experiments: Avalanches

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Wild Weather Kitchen Experiments: Avalanches Creative commons image Credit: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Oct 2014
Ever wondered how avalanches occur? This video reveals the science behind this natural disaster.

World Space Week: Is there life beyond Earth?

World Space Week: Is there life beyond Earth? Copyrighted image Credit: photos.com
Intermediate level Duration 1 hour Updated 16 Sep 2014
Open University academics discuss their recent findings during a special World Space Week Lecture: Is there life beyond Earth?

Radar: What happened next?

Radar: What happened next? Copyright free image Credit: Public domain
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...

Big moon rising

Big moon rising Creative commons image Credit: Raja Singh under CC BY 2.0 licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Aug 2014
David Rothery doesn't think the supermoon we're due to see on 10 August deserves that much attention 

Mythbusting moons

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Mythbusting moons
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Jul 2014
To find out about the significance of the supermoon on 10 August 2014, enjoy this short animation