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  • Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics

    Dr Helen Czerski takes us on a sonic odyssey through the sounds of the universe – to reveal what the physics of sound can tell us...

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    TV Programme

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Sep 2017

  • Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics

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    Sound Waves: The Symphony of Physics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Sep 2017
    Dr Helen Czerski takes us on a sonic odyssey through the sounds of the universe – to reveal what the physics of sound can tell us about the world and how it...
  • Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Ed Cave - Windfall Films

    Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots

    Could machines built to enhance our lives one day become our greatest rivals?

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    TV Programme

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Aug 2017

  • Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots

    Hyper Evolution: Rise of the Robots Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Ed Cave - Windfall Films
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Aug 2017
    Could machines built to enhance our lives one day become our greatest rivals?
  • The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway: The Final Countdown Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Crossrail Ltd

    TV Programme

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 May 2017

  • The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway: The Final Countdown

    The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway: The Final Countdown Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Crossrail Ltd
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 30 May 2017
    Ten thousand engineers and construction workers race to complete Crossrail.
  • Canals: The Making of a Nation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © BBC

    Canals: The Making of a Nation

    Liz McIvor looks at who built the nation's canal network, who funded it, those who worked on it and how they were regenerated...

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    TV Programme

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Mar 2017

  • Canals: The Making of a Nation

    Canals: The Making of a Nation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Mar 2017
    Liz McIvor looks at who built the nation's canal network, who funded it, those who worked on it and how they were regenerated following The Second World War.
  • How do planes survive lightning strikes? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    How do planes survive lightning strikes?

    As planes carry us through the sky, they can - and do - come under attack from lightning strikes. Good design keeps...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jan 2017

  • How do planes survive lightning strikes?

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    How do planes survive lightning strikes? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2017
    As planes carry us through the sky, they can - and do - come under attack from lightning strikes. Good design keeps us safe, though, in the City In The Sky.
  • OpenLearn Live: 18th November 2016 Creative commons image Icon Highways England under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    OpenLearn Live: 18th November 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Where roads meet and elegantly entwine; taking back control; and saving plants from extinction in the Midlands. ...

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    Audio

    5 mins

    Updated on:

    18 Nov 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 18th November 2016

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    OpenLearn Live: 18th November 2016 Creative commons image Icon Highways England under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Nov 2016
    Where roads meet and elegantly entwine; taking back control; and saving plants from extinction in the Midlands. Learning and research across the day.
  • Studying Engineering Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime

    Studying Engineering

    Interested in studying engineering? Find out what study options and qualifications are available to you with The...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2016

  • Studying Engineering

    Studying Engineering Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Aug 2016
    Interested in studying engineering? Find out what study options and qualifications are available to you with The Open University. 
  • A short history of the early days of artificial intelligence Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Archive.org
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 May 2016

  • A short history of the early days of artificial intelligence

    A short history of the early days of artificial intelligence Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Archive.org
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 May 2016
    Artificial Intelligence seems very much of our time - but as Jessica Riskin explains, history records many attempts to create machines that think.
  • Deplaning: Why is the 747 coming to the end of the runway? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Wikimedia Images
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Feb 2016

  • Deplaning: Why is the 747 coming to the end of the runway?

    Deplaning: Why is the 747 coming to the end of the runway? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Wikimedia Images
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Feb 2016
    For a long time, the 747 has dominated the skies. But Boeing is slowing production. How come?
  • OpenLearn Live: 13th November 2015 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: The Engineer
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Nov 2015

  • OpenLearn Live: 13th November 2015

    OpenLearn Live: 13th November 2015 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: The Engineer
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Nov 2015
    The man who started a two-wheeled craze. Then more free learning through the day.
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