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    Tomorrow's World

    The BBC, in partnership with The Open University, has brought back Tomorrow's World to discover how our...

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Jun 2017

  • Tomorrow's World

    Tomorrow's World Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 14 Jun 2017
    The BBC, in partnership with The Open University, has brought back Tomorrow's World to discover how our lives are changing with advancements in...
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    What is a scientific model?

    BBC Inside Science answers a listener question by discussing scientific models and how they are used.

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Mar 2016

  • What is a scientific model?

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    What is a scientific model? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Updated 29 Mar 2016
    BBC Inside Science answers a listener question by discussing scientific models and how they are used.
  • OpenLearn Live: 22nd March 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The eggs in space, and the fish which appear to know how mirrors work. Free learning from across the day.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Mar 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 22nd March 2016

    Featuring: Video Video
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Mar 2016
    The eggs in space, and the fish which appear to know how mirrors work. Free learning from across the day.
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Oct 2015

  • Infographic: 12 things to know about Einstein's Theory of Relativity

    Infographic: 12 things to know about Einstein's Theory of Relativity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Karl Tate, Space.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Oct 2015
    What you need to know about Einstein's theories of relativity and how they revolutionized how the world thinks about space, time, mass, energy and gravity.
  • 100 years of General Relativity

    By The OpenLearn team

    2015 marks the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's Theory of General Relativity. Find out what it's all about and...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Oct 2015

  • 100 years of General Relativity

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Oct 2015
    2015 marks the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's Theory of General Relativity. Find out what it's all about and why it still matters.
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Oct 2015

  • Explainer: Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

    Explainer: Einstein's Theory of General Relativity Copyright free image Icon Copyright free:
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Oct 2015
    What exactly is Einstein's Theory of General Relativity all about? And why does it matter?
  • 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy

    Days that last two years, space microbes bringing life and a moon which always shows its best side. Join us for a...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Dec 2012

  • 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy

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    Introductory level Updated 20 Dec 2012
    Days that last two years, space microbes bringing life and a moon which always shows its best side. Join us for a series of quick space adventures.
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    45 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Apr 2007

  • Truth Will Out - There is intelligent life elsewhere in the universe

    Truth Will Out - There is intelligent life elsewhere in the universe Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 19 Apr 2007
    In this series of articles originally published in July 2001 to coincide with Truth Will Out, our panel of experts discuss their views on the likelihood that...
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    Astronomy timeline

    By Dr Alan Cooper

    How do the Transits of Venus fit into the development of modern astronomy?

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jun 2004

  • Astronomy timeline

    Astronomy timeline Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: NASA-JPL
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 01 Jun 2004
    How do the Transits of Venus fit into the development of modern astronomy?
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    The Gravitational Constant

    By Dr Alan Cooper

    Dr Alan Cooper explains how the gravitational constant can be demonstrated through table-top experiments

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Jun 2004

  • The Gravitational Constant

    The Gravitational Constant Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2004
    Dr Alan Cooper explains how the gravitational constant can be demonstrated through table-top experiments

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    Astrophysics

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    Astrophysics
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 11 Mar 2019 Register by 12 Sep 2019
    If you are interested in using quantitative physical methods to understand the...