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Nature & Environment 

Watching the weather

This free course, Watching the weather, describes how meteorological observations are made looking upwards from the surface of the Earth, looking downwards from satellites in space and from aircraft and balloons within the atmosphere. This international network of observations is vital for scientists and forecasters and the results impact on everyones daily activities.

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10 hrs
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OpenLearn Live: 21st November 2016

Are we enjoying a wet autumn, or a soggy fall? Plus, NASA's new weather satelitte, patent boxes and champagne science. Learning and research from across the day.

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OpenLearn Live: 11th November 2016

The worst president of all time plus Nasa on small satellites. Then more learning and research across the day.

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The Cosmos: A Beginner's Guide - Violent universe

Until quite recently the night sky seemed cold and calm and never changing - but not any more. In this programme we’ll show you the dramatic events happening right now, from the edge of the universe to uncomfortably close to home.

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Science, Maths & Technology 

Fighting for space: Transcript

Are the radio waves becoming so overcrowded as to make us deaf to voices from elsewhere? Find out in this full transcript of Digital Planet.

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