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OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Graphene heart monitors and Ice Age penguins

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Graphene heart monitors and Ice Age penguins Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Sep 2014
This week's BBC Inside Science looks at heart monitors made from graphene plus a new super sewer for London 

World Space Week: Is there life beyond the Earth?

World Space Week: Is there life beyond the Earth? Copyrighted image Credit: photos.com New content
Intermediate level Duration 1 hour Updated 16 Sep 2014
Open University academics will be discussing their recent findings during a special World Space Week Lecture: Is there life beyond the Earth?

Bang Goes The Theory 6: Episode 1

Bang Goes The Theory 6: Episode 1 Copyrighted image Credit: BBC Updated content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Sep 2014
In the first episode of the new series, the team investigate why petrol costs so much, and whether we can make fuel for free

Bang Goes The Theory 6: Episode 2

Bang Goes The Theory 6: Episode 2 Copyrighted image Credit: BBC Updated content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Sep 2014
In episode two of Bang Goes The Theory, the team asks whether modern life is damaging our ears

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Ripper DNA and future of Scottish science

OU on the BBC: BBC Inside Science - Ripper DNA and future of Scottish science Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission New content
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Sep 2014
This week's episode explores the alleged discovery of DNA evidence on the shawl of a Jack the Ripper victim 

OU on the BBC: Charles Darwin And The Tree of Life

OU on the BBC: Charles Darwin And The Tree of Life Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Sep 2014
David Attenborough takes a passionate, personal journey through Darwin's discoveries.

OU on the BBC: Frozen Planet

OU on the BBC: Frozen Planet Creative commons image Credit: Will Hybrid under CC-BY-NC licence
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Sep 2014
A stunning portrait of life at the poles, presented by David Attenborough

OU on the BBC: Secrets Of Our Living Planet

OU on the BBC: Secrets Of Our Living Planet Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Sep 2014
Ten million species sharing one small planet. How does that work, then?