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OU on TV and radio this week - 23-11-13 to 29-11-13

Updated Friday 22nd November 2013

The bright light of Autumn at the Poles, the dark matter that makes up the Universe, and the mysteries of the mind.

Saturday 23rd November

7.00pm BBC Four Frozen Planet
Autumn comes to the poles, and residents must make preparations to survive the coming freeze.
Free course: Frozen Planet

7.50pm BBC One Doctor Who
Strictly speaking, Doctor Who shouldn't be here as it isn't an OU co-production. But we're as excited as anyone about the 50th anniversary, and wanted to draw attention to our exploration of all things Time Lord

Sunday 24th November

1.40am BBC Four Frozen Planet

Monday 25th November

10.00am Eden Life
David Attenborough celebrates all things alive. [6/10]
Explore the Tree Of Life

2.15pm BBC Radio 4 Extra The Invention Of Childhood
Michael Morpurgo tells the story of childhood down the ages. [11/30]
How do children understand the differences between genders?

1.00pm Eden Life

6.00pm Eden Life

9.00pm BBC Four Light And Dark
Jim Al-Khalili devotes the second programme to darkness. Given it makes up nearly all the Universe, there's probably enough to justify that decision.
Listen to the sound of the Big Bang - and get to know dark matter

Tuesday 26th November

2.20am BBC Four Light And Dark

3.50am Eden Life

10.00am Eden Life
David Attenborough celebrates all things alive. [7/10]
Free course: Biology at the poles

2.15pm BBC Radio 4 Extra The Invention Of Childhood
Michael Morpurgo tells the story of childhood down the ages. [12/30]
What do you know about children in care?

1.00pm Eden Life

6.00pm Eden Life

9.00pm BBC Radio 4 All In The Mind
A quarter-century of developments in understanding our brain
How might Fredrick Sanger's work help people with Alzheimer's Disease?

Wednesday 27th November

5.00am Eden Life

10.00am Eden Life
David Attenborough celebrates all things alive. [8/10]
David Attenborough on his favourite fossil

2.15pm BBC Radio 4 Extra The Invention Of Childhood
Michael Morpurgo tells the story of childhood down the ages. [13/30]
Different cultures; different childhoods

1.00pm Eden Life

3.30pm BBC Radio 4 All In The Mind

6.00pm Eden Life

11.00pm BBC Four Frozen Planet

Thursday 28th November

3.50am Eden Life

10.00am Eden Life
David Attenborough celebrates all things alive. [9/10]
Parenting in animal communities

2.15pm BBC Radio 4 Extra The Invention Of Childhood
Michael Morpurgo tells the story of childhood down the ages. [14/30]
Should other people get involved in parent-child matters?

1.00pm Eden Life

4.30pm BBC Radio 4 BBC BBC Inside Science
A weekly dose of new thinking from the world of science
Smash meteors into the planets with our meteoric game

6.00pm Eden Life

10.00pm BBC Four Light And Dark

Friday 29th November

3.50am Eden Life

10.00am Eden Life
David Attenborough celebrates all things alive. [10/10]
Can you train dogs to use computers?

2.15pm BBC Radio 4 Extra The Invention Of Childhood
Michael Morpurgo tells the story of childhood down the ages. [15/30]
Free course: Childhood in crisis?

1.00pm Eden Life

6.00pm Eden Life

 

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