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Past-Time Lover: Albert Einstein article icon

History & The Arts

Past-Time Lover: Albert Einstein

This article is part of a collection produced for Valentine’s Day. Who would you select for your Valentine from these iconic figures from history? 

Article
5 mins
Elements of the Periodic Table activity icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Elements of the Periodic Table

Explore the impact of chemical elements on our bodies, our world, and see how they changed the course of history

Activity
5 mins
The rotating Moon article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

The rotating Moon

Find out more about the Moon’s state of synchronous rotation

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5 mins
SMEs and Net Zero – challenges and opportunities article icon

Money & Business

SMEs and Net Zero – challenges and opportunities

How can small and medium-sized enterprises make the radical changes required to tackle the Climate Emergency?

Article
10 mins
How to build a real lightsaber article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

How to build a real lightsaber

Creating a light yet powerful tool that uses a blade of energy to defeat the Dark Side and also act as an effective shield against laser blasts is tricky. Here's a start: 

Article
10 mins
Is there life on Mars? article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Is there life on Mars?

Mars is often depicted as an inhospitable world, but is this true? Mario Toubes-Rodrigo, a PhD student at The Open University, explores...

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10 mins
Enceladus: A habitable ice world? article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Enceladus: A habitable ice world?

Is it possible that Enceladus, one of the moons of Saturn, could potentially host life? Grace Richards, a PhD student at The Open University, explores...

Article
10 mins
Available now: GICAST badged course article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Available now: GICAST badged course

Take your first step into cyber security with this free course.

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5 mins
Decolonising the Curriculum through the History of Mathematics video icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Decolonising the Curriculum through the History of Mathematics

As part of Black History Month, June Barrow-Green and Brigitte Stenhouse gave a presentation in which they explored how historical sources can be used to decolonise the mathematics curriculum.

Video
10 mins
The unique relationship between the fig and the fig wasp article icon

Nature & Environment

The unique relationship between the fig and the fig wasp

Figs and fig wasps depend on each other to reproduce and this is a fantastic example of co-evolution. Dr Philip Wheeler tells us their fascinating story in this article…

Article
15 mins
How the atmosphere sustains life on Earth article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

How the atmosphere sustains life on Earth

Why does the Earth’s atmosphere make it the perfect home for life? Professor Stephen Lewis explores...

Article
20 mins
Make a changing world a better place article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Make a changing world a better place

Educating the next generation of business talent with free online learning.

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10 mins