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60 Second Adventures In Astronomy: Exoplanets

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60 Second Adventures In Astronomy: Exoplanets
Introductory Level Updated 19 Dec 2012
How have scientists studied distant stars to learn more about exoplanets, the invisible planets that orbit them?

60 Second Adventures In Astronomy: A day on Mercury

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60 Second Adventures In Astronomy: A day on Mercury
Introductory Level Updated 19 Dec 2012
Find out how you'd pass the time on Mercury  - where a single day lasts two years

60 Second Adventures in Astronomy

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Introductory Level Duration 15 mins Updated 19 Dec 2012
Ever wondered where the Universe came from? Or more importantly, where it's headed? Voiced by David Mitchell, this series of 60 second animations...

60-Second Adventures in Astronomy

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Introductory Level Duration 20 mins Updated 19 Dec 2012
Ever wondered where the Universe came from? Or more importantly, where it's headed? Voiced by David Mitchell, this series of 60 second animations...

60 Second Adventures In Astronomy: Life on Mars

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60 Second Adventures In Astronomy: Life on Mars
Introductory Level Updated 19 Dec 2012
Discover how asteroids and microbes flying through space could hold the secret to life on Earth - and maybe even Mars

Life on a 'New Earth'?

Life on a 'New Earth'? Creative commons image Credit: By FbThienVanHoc via Flickr under Creative Commons license
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Dec 2011
Is there anybody out there? The recent discovery of a 'New Earth' has expanded our obsession with extra-terrestrial life. But what...

OU on the BBC: Earth Reporters

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Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 May 2011
In May 2011 the new series of Earth Reporters will be broadcast, offering first-hand insights into global concerns

Kepler's mission to discover 'Star Trek' planets

Kepler's mission to discover 'Star Trek' planets Creative commons image Credit: By Jesus Belzunce via Flickr under Creative Commons license
Introductory Level Duration 10 mins Updated 31 Jan 2011
Will Captain Kirk and Spock ever be able to visit other worlds and walk around in their skin-hugging uniforms, breathing the air? This is the...

Biodiversity: What's in it for me?

Biodiversity: What's in it for me? Creative commons image Credit: jmtimages under CC-BY-NC-ND licence
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Jun 2010
World Environment Day celebrates environmental issues, including biodiversity. But what's in it for you?

Soil as the book of nature

Soil as the book of nature Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Nov 2009
Our planet is largely covered with soil, and like sunlight and water we tend to take it for granted, and not give it the respect it deserves.