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Exoplanet exploration

... Jackson through how and why she studies planets beyond our own solar system... Carole - My name is Carole Haswell. I'm ... being able to actually measure what planets outside our own solar system are made of or at least what their ... The Open University How we study planets beyond our own solar system... Exoplanet exploration ...

Should screens be banned in the bedroom?

... sleep. But maybe this is a good opportunity to look at our own use of the screens and maybe improve our own sleep as well. Mari Hysing, Uni Research Health, Bergen ...

A fire burning

Why do embers glow red?

... region of the spectrum, so we can start to see if with our own eyes. Kat - So if humans were as hot as a fire, we would ...

Making a Microphone

... does.  To find out how microphones do that, we asked our own Dave Ansell if he could build one from scratch, and to do ...

Cartoon representation of a nerve cell

Nerves Signals and Light

... make just the perfect tool for this. They do it for their own reasons.  Not to help us out, but it turns out to be the ...

Hole

Why does a hole in a piece of paper correct my poor vision?

... wear glasses is because your eye, the pupil which is your own pinhole in your eye actually is collecting a lot of light ...

An adult male chicken, the rooster has a prominent fleshy crest on his head called a comb and hanging flaps of skin on either side under his beak called wattles.

Clock-a-doodle-doo

... crowing, is under the control of the rooster's own body clock. So, more accurately, we should be talking ...

The Trent 900 powers the Airbus A380

Materials Maketh the Jet Engine

... titanium although engineering and composites provides its own challenges as well.  So, as we move back a little bit ...

Why what you see is NOT what you get !

... is literally and metaphorically coloured by our own brains. Watch out - what you see is not necessarily what ...

Pink jellyfish

How do things emit light by giving off photons?

... were already there, then why doesn't everything emit its own light instead of just reflecting light? How do things ...

Pollia condensata - the brightest thing in nature

The Brightest Thing in Nature

... they're dispersed by birds.  They don't pop open of their own accord so they probably need to be swallowed or to go ...

Light Bulb moment

Let there be light!

... Undeterred, Richard set about building one of his own, and soon realised that his invention filled a gap in the ...

Shining light on early cancer

... tea, you can just swallow this thing and it makes it’s own way through your gastrointestinal tract taking photos on ...