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  • 60-Second Adventures in Thought

    Can a cat be both alive and dead? Can a computer think? How does a tortoise beat Achilles in a race? Voiced by comedian David Mitchell, these fast-paced...

    By The iTunes U team

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Sep 2011

  • 60-Second Adventures in Thought

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    60-Second Adventures in Thought Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University 2011
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 28 Sep 2011
    Can a cat be both alive and dead? Can a computer think? How does a tortoise beat...
  • Paradox of wave-particles Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    Paradox of wave-particles

    By Professor Russell Stannard

    Professor Russell Stannard looks at the wave-particle paradox and Niels Bohr’s solution to it.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Feb 2010

  • Paradox of wave-particles

    Paradox of wave-particles Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Feb 2010
    Professor Russell Stannard looks at the wave-particle paradox and Niels Bohr’s solution to it.
  • Are we really free to choose? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: By Famosissimo Biole via Flickr under Creative Commons licence

    Are we really free to choose?

    By Professor Russell Stannard

    All day long we have to make choices. Professor Russell Stannard asks if we’re really free to choose.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Feb 2010

  • Are we really free to choose?

    Are we really free to choose? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: By Famosissimo Biole via Flickr under Creative Commons licence
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Feb 2010
    All day long we have to make choices. Professor Russell Stannard asks if we’re really free to choose.
  • Creativity in management Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    Creativity in management

    By David Brook

    Management consultant David Brook asks what the link is between Einstein and business?

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Sep 2008

  • Creativity in management

    Creativity in management Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Sep 2008
    Management consultant David Brook asks what the link is between Einstein and business?
  • Teleportation: Weblinks Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Open2 team

    Teleportation: Weblinks

    By The Background Brief team

    Find out more about teleportation with our weblinks and suggested reading

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Aug 2006

  • Teleportation: Weblinks

    Teleportation: Weblinks Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Open2 team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Aug 2006
    Find out more about teleportation with our weblinks and suggested reading
  • OU on the BBC: Background Brief - Teleportation: The Story So Far Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Aug 2006

  • OU on the BBC: Background Brief - Teleportation: The Story So Far

    OU on the BBC: Background Brief - Teleportation: The Story So Far Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Aug 2006
    Janice Acquah asks whether teleportation could be a reality, or is just science fiction
  • Uncertain principles Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Aug 2006

  • Uncertain principles

    Uncertain principles Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Aug 2006
    Get to grips with Heisenbergs uncertainty principle
  • OU on the BBC: Blue Sky - Spaced out Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    OU on the BBC: Blue Sky - Spaced out

    By Professor Martin Kemp, Professor Sir Roger Penrose

    Professor Martin Kemp, an art historian, and Professor Sir Roger Penrose, a mathematician and physicist, discuss how...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Aug 2006

  • OU on the BBC: Blue Sky - Spaced out

    OU on the BBC: Blue Sky - Spaced out Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Aug 2006
    Professor Martin Kemp, an art historian, and Professor Sir Roger Penrose, a mathematician and physicist, discuss how they are bridging the Art versus Science...
  • Teleportation: Talk the Talk Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jackq | Dreamstime.com
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Sep 2005

  • Teleportation: Talk the Talk

    Teleportation: Talk the Talk Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Jackq | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Sep 2005
    How to sound like an expert and talk confidently about teleportation
  • Teleportation Quiz Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Pavel Losevsky | Dreamstime.com
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Sep 2005

  • Teleportation Quiz

    Teleportation Quiz Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Pavel Losevsky | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Sep 2005
    Test your knowledge on teleportation

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  • Scattering and tunnelling

    Scattering is fundamental to almost everything we know about the world, such as why the sky is blue. Tunnelling is entirely quantum-mechanical and...

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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    02 Mar 2016

  • Scattering and tunnelling

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    Scattering and tunnelling Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 02 Mar 2016
    Scattering is fundamental to almost everything we know about the world, such as...