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Paradox of wave-particles

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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.

Gamma-ray bursts

Gamma-ray bursts Copyrighted image Copyright: NASA
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 06 Jul 2007
Andrew Norton tells how a mystery in the sky was solved.

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The Sun

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Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 22 Mar 2016
The Sun dominates our lives by defining our day, but how much do you know and understand about it? This free course will help you to explore the...

Comparing stars

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Intermediate level Duration 16 hours Updated 16 Mar 2016
Stars can necessarily be observed only at a distance. Comparing stars is a 16-hour free course that introduces the HertzsprungRussell diagram, an...

Telescopes and spectrographs

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Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 02 Mar 2016
This free course, Telescopes and spectrographs, looks at how they are designed to improve our ability to observe the universe. You will examine how...