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Leslie Budd on... cutting costs

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Leslie Budd on... cutting costs Copyrighted image Credit: Thinkstock
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Mar 2010
Leslie Budd examines the wicked problems of tricky customers and cost cutting in the business world

Challenge: Make Fireworks

Challenge: Make Fireworks Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory Level Duration 15 mins Updated 28 Jan 2008
The team of scientists who took the Rough Science trip to Carriacou were asked to create explosions in the sky

Fireworks Challenge Glossary

Fireworks Challenge Glossary Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Jul 2007
Some of the key terms associated with making fireworks

Rocket science

Rocket science Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 26 Sep 2006
Battle of the the Geeks' Ian Johnston takes us through the science which lifts rockets from launchpad to the skies. We start, though, by asking why...

Ice Cold In Alex

Ice Cold In Alex Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory Level Duration 15 mins Updated 22 Aug 2005
Robert Llewellyn and Dr Jonathan Hare take on Hollywood Science, testing the science that filmgoers take for granted. Here they look at whether the...

Speed

Speed Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory Level Duration 15 mins Updated 22 Aug 2005
Robert Llewellyn and Dr Jonathan Hare take on Hollywood Science, testing the science that filmgoers take for granted. Here they look at how well...

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Describing motion along a line

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Describing motion along a line Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate Level Duration 15 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
Motion is vital to life, and to science. This unit will help you to understand why classical motion is probably the most fundamental part of...

Motion under gravity

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Introductory Level Duration 4 hours Updated 21 Jul 2011
From the moment that Galileo dropped two cannonballs of different sizes and weights from the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa mankind has been...

The Big Bang

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Advanced Level Duration 20 hours Updated 20 Jul 2011
‘This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang but a whimper.’ (T.S. Eliot) But how about the way the world begins? Was this the biggest bang of...