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Dr Manish Patel and Dr Stephen Lewis on landing on Mars video icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Dr Manish Patel and Dr Stephen Lewis on landing on Mars

The ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter is about to land on the red planet. In this short video, our OU academics explain their role in the remarkable mission.

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5 mins
Katherine Johnson: NASA mathematician and much-needed role model article icon

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Katherine Johnson: NASA mathematician and much-needed role model

Katherine Johnson, who in February 2020 died at the age of 101, was an amazing woman. But up until a few years ago, hardly anyone had heard of her or her achievements. Professor Monica Grady explores her amazing legacy.

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10 mins
Can Space Technologies solve the Sustainable Development Goals? article icon

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Can Space Technologies solve the Sustainable Development Goals?

How can scientific and technological innovations solve global problems, and how can they be used inclusively? Devyani Gajjar explores…

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15 mins
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DIY: Taking the Caffeine Out of Tea

Try some science at home: make your standard tea into a decaffeinated brew

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10 mins
How does the human body fight a viral infection? article icon

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How does the human body fight a viral infection?

Some individuals generate an effective immune response to COVID-19. Why? Discover the immune response to viral infection in this explainer article...

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20 mins
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Alkali metals

Discover the explosive results when water and alkali metals come together - and the science behind the reaction

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5 mins
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Electronic applications

Electronics is fundamental to modern life. Take for example this free course, Electronic applications. An interactive website with videos and interactive software will show how electronic systems pervade everything we do; review some basic ideas of signal processing, control and communications; and allow you to use a digital filter to remove ...

Free course
10 hrs
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A scenario on e-professionalism for nurses

Do you always make the correct descisions when it comes to using the Internet? Dr Gemma Ryan looks at online incidents and the behaviours which may require escalation.

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20 mins
Hitching a ride on an asteroid to travel back to the birth of the Solar System article icon

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Hitching a ride on an asteroid to travel back to the birth of the Solar System

Right now there are two active asteroid sample-return missions in space...

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5 mins
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Asteroids

From robotic telescopes to an asteroid pretending to be a moon on Mars, here are four articles about asteroids.

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15 mins
Can a space rock from Costa Rica reveal the origin of water on Earth? article icon

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Can a space rock from Costa Rica reveal the origin of water on Earth?

Ross Findlay, a Cosmochemistry PhD Student in The School of Physical Sciences, explores different types of meteorites which have landed across our planet.

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5 mins
Phobos – an asteroid masquerading as a moon of Mars? article icon

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Phobos – an asteroid masquerading as a moon of Mars?

Zoe Morland, a PhD student in The School of Physical Sciences, looks at Phobos - one of Mars' moons and how space agencies are going to investigate its composition.

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5 mins