OU on TV and radio this week - 14-01-12 to 20-01-12

 Dara and Brian are back for a week of live Stargazing - and The Open University is joining them.

By: The OpenLearn team (Programme and web teams)

  • Duration 5 mins
  • Updated Friday 13th January 2012
  • Introductory level
  • Posted under TV, Radio & Events
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Saturday 14th January

8.00pm BBC Four Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity
Where would we be without electricity? Jim Al-Khalili explores how power sparked the invention of the modern world
Play the Spark It Up game

Sunday 15th January

1.30am BBC Four Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity

Monday 16th January

12.15am BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed
Laurie and guests explore the nature of debt, and investigate the boom in cosmetic tourism
Explore debt in 2012

8.30pm BBC Two, BBC HD Channel Stargazing Live
Brian Cox and Dara O'Briain return for three nights of telescopic wonders.
What's where? Try our virtual planisphere

Tuesday 17th January

9.00pm BBC Two, BBC HD Channel Stargazing Live
Back to Cheshire and back to the skies for more live astronomy.
Extreme astronomy

Wednesday 18th January

4.00pm BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed

9.00pm BBC Two, BBC HD Channel Stargazing Live
In the final programme, what are our chances of finding life out in space?
Watch: Calculating the chances - Dallas Campbell meets Frank Drake

Friday 20th January

4.30pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less
The smart guide to statistics settles into a new late-afternoon slot.
Confusing terms in statistics