Skip to content

Pages tagged 'telescopes'

We have 23 pages tagged as 'telescopes'

Related tags:

Filter pages by:

More filter options

Explore.
Watch, listen, debate & discover with our experts

RSS Icon
  • OpenLearn Live: 30th August 2016 Creative commons image Icon Birmingham Museums Trust under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    OpenLearn Live: 30th August 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    He made reflecting telescopes, and he made them well. Meet James Short. Then more free learning across the day.

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Aug 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 30th August 2016

    OpenLearn Live: 30th August 2016 Creative commons image Icon Birmingham Museums Trust under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Aug 2016
    He made reflecting telescopes, and he made them well. Meet James Short. Then more free learning across the day.
  • Stargazing Live Series 1 Creative commons image Icon By bookgrl via Flickr under Creative Commons license under Creative-Commons license

    Stargazing Live Series 1

    By The OpenLearn team

    Whether you are a keen astronomer or new to stargazing, we have some helpful tools to help you start searching the...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 May 2015

  • Stargazing Live Series 1

    Stargazing Live Series 1 Creative commons image Icon By bookgrl via Flickr under Creative Commons license under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 May 2015
    Whether you are a keen astronomer or new to stargazing, we have some helpful tools to help you start searching the night sky.
  • Hubble's 25th Anniversary Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: By NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

    Hubble's 25th Anniversary

    By The OpenLearn team

    In celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope’s 25th anniversary.

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Video

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Apr 2015

  • Hubble's 25th Anniversary

    Featuring: Video Video
    Hubble's 25th Anniversary Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: By NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 Apr 2015
    In celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope’s 25th anniversary.
  • The opposite of selfies: Taking pictures of a billion stars Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: ESA–M. Pedoussaut, 2013; used under ESA terms and conditions

    The opposite of selfies: Taking pictures of a billion stars

    By Dr Ben Dryer

    Gaia is about to start taking photos of the Milky Way - and adding to our understanding of our universe in new ways.

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    Updated on:

    12 Mar 2014

  • The opposite of selfies: Taking pictures of a billion stars

    The opposite of selfies: Taking pictures of a billion stars Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: ESA–M. Pedoussaut, 2013; used under ESA terms and conditions
    Updated 12 Mar 2014
    Gaia is about to start taking photos of the Milky Way - and adding to our understanding of our universe in new ways.
  • How lenses and mirrors work Creative commons image Icon Wagner Machado Carlos Lemes under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license

    How lenses and mirrors work

    By The OpenLearn team

    How do lenses and mirrors change the path of light - and what effect do their shapes have?

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Mar 2011

  • How lenses and mirrors work

    How lenses and mirrors work Creative commons image Icon Wagner Machado Carlos Lemes under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Mar 2011
    How do lenses and mirrors change the path of light - and what effect do their shapes have?
  • The meaningless Big Bang question Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    The meaningless Big Bang question

    By Professor Russell Stannard

    Professor Russell Stannard explores what kind of universe we live in and what caused the Big Bang.

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Feb 2010

  • The meaningless Big Bang question

    The meaningless Big Bang question Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Feb 2010
    Professor Russell Stannard explores what kind of universe we live in and what caused the Big Bang.
  • Passing through unseen: An introduction to dark matter Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: X-ray: NASA/CXC/CfA/M.Markevitch et al.; Optical: NASA/STScI; Magellan/U.Arizona/D.Clowe et al.; Lensing Map: NASA/STScI; ESO WFI; Magellan/U.Arizona/D.Clowe et al.

    Passing through unseen: An introduction to dark matter

    By Prof. Stephen Serjeant

    Get to grips with dark matter - and find out why actually getting to grips with dark matter is impossible

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Sep 2009

  • Passing through unseen: An introduction to dark matter

    Passing through unseen: An introduction to dark matter Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: X-ray: NASA/CXC/CfA/M.Markevitch et al.; Optical: NASA/STScI; Magellan/U.Arizona/D.Clowe et al.; Lensing Map: NASA/STScI; ESO WFI; Magellan/U.Arizona/D.Clowe et al.
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Sep 2009
    Get to grips with dark matter - and find out why actually getting to grips with dark matter is impossible
  • Space telescopes galore Creative commons image Icon photograph © copyright NASA Images under Creative-Commons license

    Space telescopes galore

    By Andrew Morris

    As the Hubble Space Telescope undergoes a service, Andrew Morris marvels at the technology behind taking photographs...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 May 2009

  • Space telescopes galore

    Space telescopes galore Creative commons image Icon photograph © copyright NASA Images under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 15 May 2009
    As the Hubble Space Telescope undergoes a service, Andrew Morris marvels at the technology behind taking photographs in space
  • Blogwatch: Rocks From Space Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: photos.com

    Blogwatch: Rocks From Space

    By The OpenLearn team

    The Open University's Space Safari project - which allows schools to explore the Solar System online - has sent Jonti...

    Read more about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Mar 2008

  • Blogwatch: Rocks From Space

    Blogwatch: Rocks From Space Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: photos.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Mar 2008
    The Open University's Space Safari project - which allows schools to explore the Solar System online - has sent Jonti Horner to Mallorca and Jemma Davidson...
  • My introduction to Astrobiology Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: X-ray: NASA/CXC/CfA/M.Markevitch et al.; Optical: NASA/STScI; Magellan/U.Arizona/D.Clowe et al.; Lensing Map: NASA/STScI; ESO WFI; Magellan/U.Arizona/D.Clowe et al.
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Sep 2007

  • My introduction to Astrobiology

    My introduction to Astrobiology Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: X-ray: NASA/CXC/CfA/M.Markevitch et al.; Optical: NASA/STScI; Magellan/U.Arizona/D.Clowe et al.; Lensing Map: NASA/STScI; ESO WFI; Magellan/U.Arizona/D.Clowe et al.
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Sep 2007
    Explaining astrobiology…
    Page 1 of 3