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Revealing the surface of an asteroid using robotic telescopes article icon

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Revealing the surface of an asteroid using robotic telescopes

How can studying asteroids allow us to have a better understanding of the formation of our solar system? Samuel Jackson, PhD student in The School of Physical Sciences digs into the research...

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OpenLearn Live: 30th August 2016 article icon

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OpenLearn Live: 30th August 2016

He made reflecting telescopes, and he made them well. Meet James Short. Then more free learning across the day.

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Stargazing Live Series 1 article icon

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Stargazing Live Series 1

Whether you are a keen astronomer or new to stargazing, we have some helpful tools to help you start searching the night sky.

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Hubble's 25th Anniversary video icon

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Hubble's 25th Anniversary

In celebration of the Hubble Space Telescope’s 25th anniversary.

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The opposite of selfies: Taking pictures of a billion stars article icon

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The opposite of selfies: Taking pictures of a billion stars

Gaia is about to start taking photos of the Milky Way - and adding to our understanding of our universe in new ways.

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How lenses and mirrors work article icon

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How lenses and mirrors work

How do lenses and mirrors change the path of light - and what effect do their shapes have?

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The meaningless Big Bang question article icon

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The meaningless Big Bang question

Professor Russell Stannard explores what kind of universe we live in and what caused the Big Bang.

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Passing through unseen: An introduction to dark matter article icon

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Passing through unseen: An introduction to dark matter

Get to grips with dark matter - and find out why actually getting to grips with dark matter is impossible

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Space telescopes galore article icon

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Space telescopes galore

As the Hubble Space Telescope undergoes a service, Andrew Morris marvels at the technology behind taking photographs in space

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Blogwatch: Rocks From Space article icon

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Blogwatch: Rocks From Space

The Open University's Space Safari project - which allows schools to explore the Solar System online - has sent Jonti Horner to Mallorca and Jemma Davidson to Texas. The pair will be reporting back through the Rocks From Space blog.

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My introduction to Astrobiology article icon

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My introduction to Astrobiology

Explaining astrobiology…

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The Cosmos: A Beginner's Guide - Building the universe article icon

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The Cosmos: A Beginner's Guide - Building the universe

We reveal all about the universe: how it, and everything in it, came into being and the huge new experiments currently being done to investigate it.

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