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Astronomy
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Astronomy

...astronomy, our understanding of the universe is moving very fast. Ideas about black holes and cosmic jets are constantly being refined as new discoveries are made using new, more powerful telescopes. This album explores the incredible discoveries and theories developed in recent years and introduces the astronomical observatories, space missions and satellites that have...
Audio 1 hr 21 mins
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Physics & Astronomy Resources

...Astronomy...[Physics & Astronomy Resources icons] If you're after resources for your children, your students, or even yourself, there's a lot on offer from a wide range of sources. Below you will find links to some suggested resources put together by staff and students at Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy. Browse all resources [Cardiff University Logo]...
Astronomy: images of the Universe
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Astronomy: images of the Universe

...astronomy utilises a range of techniques across the electromagnetic spectrum that allow astronomers to measure the brightness, size and shape of astronomical objects, as well as their structure in many cases. This free course enables you to explore multiwavelength images of the Universe and make your own measurements of stars, nebulae and galaxies using online tools and...
Level 2: Intermediate 6 hrs
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Astronomy with an online telescope

...astronomy and/or the use of robotic telescopes this course provides a practical introduction and will prepare you for further OU study where remotely operable telescopes feature...This free course, Astronomy with an online telescope, shows you how to navigate the night sky, and introduces the wide variety of objects it contains. You will develop a hands-on understanding...
Level 1: Introductory 24 hrs
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A day in the life of a student - Physics and Astronomy

A typical day in the life of a student in the School of Physics and Astronomy at Cardiff University...[Cardiff University logo] This resource was provided by Cardiff University and is part of the University Ready hub. Find more resources like this on the hub homepage.
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60 Second Adventures In Astronomy: Supernovae

Learn how all the elements in the Universe were formed, and where, exactly, your favourite silver necklace comes...Find out about The Open University's Natural Sciences courses. Transcript Read Andrew Norton exploring the objects left behind by supernovae explosions Discover how you can study physics and astronomy with The Open University
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60 Second Adventures In Astronomy: Exoplanets

How have scientists studied distant stars to learn more about exoplanets, the invisible planets that orbit them?...Find out about The Open University's Natural Sciences courses. Transcript Read Andrew Notron on what can be learnt from observing exoplanets The SuperWASP project Discover how you can study physics and astronomy with The Open University
60-Second Adventures in Astronomy
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60-Second Adventures in Astronomy

Ever wondered where the Universe came from? Or more importantly, where it's headed? Voiced by David Mitchell, this series of 60 second animations examines different scientific concepts from the big bang to relativity, from black holes to dark matter. The series also explores the possibility of life beyond Earth and considers why David Bowie is still none the wiser...