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First picture from Philae lander (ESA)
Research
13 Nov 2014

Rosetta mission – OU space scientists contribute to historic comet landing

Scientists, staff and students at The Open University (OU) were celebrating yesterday (Wednesday 12 November) after the announcement that the Rosetta space...  read more

Research
13 Nov 2014

Learning is embracing social networks, finds new Open University report examining global trends in education

Education can be dramatically enhanced by social networks, a report from The Open University claims today [13 November]. The so-called ‘network effect’...  read more

Research
11 Nov 2014

Rosetta mission – the countdown begins…

Rosetta with the Philae lander

This Wednesday, 12 November 2014, OU space scientists will be waiting with bated breath, both in Milton Keynes and at the European...  read more

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Open University discovers young volcanoes on Mercury  01 Sep 2014
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Research reveals half of UK small business owners relish being in charge  24 Jul 2014
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OU researchers name crater on Mercury ‘Aneirin’ after Welsh poet  24 Jun 2014
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Scientists find new molecule that contributes to brain disease  10 Jun 2014
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Researchers help uncover story behind mystery Iron Age meteorite in Hampshire  30 May 2014
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OU helps unlock mystery of supernova explosions and black holes  14 May 2014
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Tributes paid by The Open University to “inspirational” planetary scientist Professor Colin Pillinger  08 May 2014
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Older eyewitnesses make mistakes in police identity parades  07 May 2014
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New research reveals how social media can transform small business networking  23 Apr 2014
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Activities and Arts help toddlers' development  07 Apr 2014
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9 in 10 people are concerned about who can access their personal information  26 Mar 2014
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£1.5M community research project to reignite energy debate  24 Feb 2014


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