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'Expanding frontiers in space exploration' with Dr Colin Wilson, Researcher in the Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Planetary Physics at the University of Oxford
From rovers on Mars to balloons on Venus and boats on Titan, robotic spacecraft are exploring very distant frontiers indeed. One of the most pressing ethical considerations is how to protect these alien environments, and the clues they hold about how widespread life might be in the universe,...
Star Men with the Oxford Brookes Documentary Club
Four exceptional astronomers celebrate 50 years of work and friendship on a return road trip in the southwestern United States, recapturing youthful adventures and recounting each other's influences on the most exciting period in astronomy’s history.BBFC: U Universal –
Suitable for all
Investigating the origins of magnetic fields using the largest laser on Earth
Suitable for 14 years up
The largest laser on Earth, at the National Ignition Facility (California), is to be used to recreate scaled astrophysical conditions and answer the question: What is the origin of magnetic fields in our universe?
Out of this World Family Fun Day
Join us from 10am for outer-space themed games, prizes, science demonstrations and talks about careers in the UK Space industry. Everyone is invited, with activities on hand for primary school students, secondary school students and adults (under-fives are welcome too!).