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    Haven't we been told there's water on Mars before?

    By Professor David Rothery

    The recent announcement wasn't the first time astronomers have spoken about water on Mars - but this time, it's what...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    26 Jul 2018

  • Haven't we been told there's water on Mars before?

    Haven't we been told there's water on Mars before? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Jul 2018
    The recent announcement wasn't the first time astronomers have spoken about water on Mars - but this time, it's what's in the water that has excited NASA,...
  • A trip to Mercury

    By Professor David Rothery

    The OU's Dave Rothery recently gave a Tedx talk on what he's learned as part of the team preparing for the European...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    18 Jul 2018

  • A trip to Mercury

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 18 Jul 2018
    The OU's Dave Rothery recently gave a Tedx talk on what he's learned as part of the team preparing for the European Space Agency’s BepiColombo mission to...
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    The Search for a New Earth

    Stephen Hawking believes if mankind is to survive we only have 100 years to colonise another planet… Can we? 

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    08 May 2018

  • The Search for a New Earth

    Introductory level Updated 08 May 2018
    Stephen Hawking believes if mankind is to survive we only have 100 years to colonise another planet… Can we? 
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    Why has Donald Trump set his sights on the Moon?

    The President has instructed NASA to build a camp on the Moon. It might be a better idea than trying to get straight...

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    22 Dec 2017

  • Why has Donald Trump set his sights on the Moon?

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    Why has Donald Trump set his sights on the Moon? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Hans
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Dec 2017
    The President has instructed NASA to build a camp on the Moon. It might be a better idea than trying to get straight to Mars, as this New Scientist short,...
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    Exploring comets: A short introduction

    By Professor David Rothery

    As Rosetta brings us more knowledge of what comets are, Dave Rothery celebrates a growing understanding of these...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    17 Oct 2017

  • Exploring comets: A short introduction

    Exploring comets: A short introduction Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Oct 2017
    As Rosetta brings us more knowledge of what comets are, Dave Rothery celebrates a growing understanding of these hurtling space rocks.
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    18 Sep 2017

  • As Cassini reaches the end, we should prepare the next mission

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 Sep 2017
    What Cassini taught us about Saturn's moons is a start. We look back at its amazing journey, and Monica Grady argues we should now be thinking about sending...
  • Does it snow on Mars?

    By Professor David Rothery

    A new study - and photographic evidence - suggests that sometimes it snows on the Red Planet. Dave Rothery explains...

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    25 Aug 2017

  • Does it snow on Mars?

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    A new study - and photographic evidence - suggests that sometimes it snows on the Red Planet. Dave Rothery explains how.
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    23 Aug 2017

  • Phoenix on Mars!

    Phoenix on Mars! Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona)
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Aug 2017
    The Phoenix lands on Mars.
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    01 Aug 2017

  • What do volcanoes tell us about the possibility of life on Mars?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Aug 2017
    Discoveries of volcanoes on the surface of the Red Planet suggests that life could once have been supported there. Dave Rothery explains how.
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    10 Jul 2017

  • How do rules on contamination limit our ability to explore space?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jul 2017
    For good reasons, there are rules about how we run the risk of introducing Earth microbes onto other planets. Dave Rothery suggests we might need to relax...

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  • Moons of our Solar System

    In this free course, Moons of our Solar System, explore the many moons of our Solar System. Find out what makes them special. Should we send humans...

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    30 Jul 2018

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    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 30 Jul 2018
    In this free course, Moons of our Solar System, explore the many moons of our...
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