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Leslie Budd on... cutting costs

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Leslie Budd on... cutting costs Copyrighted image Copyright: 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 Copyright: 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

Rocket science

Rocket science Copyrighted image Copyright: 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...

Speed

Speed Copyrighted image Copyright: 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...

Ice Cold In Alex

Ice Cold In Alex Copyrighted image Copyright: 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...

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Describing motion along a line

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Describing motion along a line Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 10 Dec 2014
Motion is vital to life, and to science. This free course, Describing motion along a line, will help you to understand why classical motion is...

The Big Bang

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Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 15 Oct 2012
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...

Motion under gravity

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Motion under gravity Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 11 Oct 2012
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...