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The smallest astronauts: how can microorganisms support us in space?; Dr Rosa Santomartino

Microorganisms such as bacteria are everywhere on Earth's biosphere, including the human body, and will necessarily follow us as we explore space. As they play many important roles here on Earth…

From  Stuart Dunbar on December 14th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Higgs Chat with Sergey Koposov

Higgs Hour with Sergey Koposov ahead of his talk on Friday, 23 October at 1pm. https://higgs.ph.ed.ac.uk/colloquia/higgs-hour-sergey-koposov/

From  Ines Foidl on October 20th, 2020 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Physics and Astronomy: Physics 1B: The Stuff of the Universe

About Physics 1B "The stuff of the Universe" https://path.is.ed.ac.uk/courses/PHYS08017_SV1_SEM2

From  Victoria Martin on August 28th, 2020 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Introductory Astrophysics

Why is the night sky dark, if the Universe contains an infinite number of stars? How can the colours of stars tell us about their core chemical reactions? What is the physics behind black…

From  Catherine Heymans on August 25th, 2020 0 likes 28 plays 0  

Astronomy and Astrophysics Overview

A brief overview of the 3 optional Astronomy courses that are on offer: Discovering Astronomy (Semester 1), Astrobiology (Semester 1) and Introductory Astrophysics (Semester 2). Prof. Catherine…

From  Catherine Heymans on August 25th, 2020 0 likes 20 plays 0  

Discovering Astronomy PHYS 08039

Is Discovering Astronomy the outside course for you? Watch this video to find out more. DISCOVERING ASTRONOMYPHYS08039; Semester 1; 20 credits; Level 8An accessible Astronomy course for everyone! …

From  Beth Biller on August 25th, 2020 0 likes 31 plays 0  

Musical Acoustics

Presentation of the Musical Acoustics course An introduction to the nature of musical sound and the basic physics governing the behaviour of musical instruments. Course organiser: Dr. Antonin…

From  Antonin Portelli on August 21st, 2020 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Astrobiology Welcome Video

Astrobiology (PHYS08051) is a 20 credit (SCQF) course for Pre-Honours students covering a variety of science related to the study of life in the Universe. …

From  Charles Cockell on August 17th, 2020 0 likes 56 plays 0  

Why we still need to talk about diversity in Physics - Dr. Jess Wade

Dr. Jess Wade is a physicist who, alongside being a postdoc researcher at Imperial College London in plastic electronics, campaigns tirelessly to increase diversity in physics. One of Nature's…

From  Ewan McAndrew on January 30th, 2019 2 likes 368 plays 0  

test Clip of 18th Century books in the Crawford Collection

18th Century books in the library of the Crawford Collection, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh. Snippet from footage by the MOOC Production Team, University of Edinburgh.

From  s1782489 on February 22nd, 2018 0 likes 4 plays 0  

18th Century books in the Crawford Collection

18th Century books in the library of the Crawford Collection, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh. Snippet from footage by the MOOC Production Team, University of Edinburgh.

From  Tim Askew on August 18th, 2017 0 likes 32 plays

A comet moving around the sun, by Isaac Newton

Explanation of diagram by Isaac Newton, showing a comet moving around the sun. From the Crawford Collection at the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh. Snippet from footage by the MOOC Production…

From  Tim Askew on August 18th, 2017 0 likes 44 plays

The Grubb Parsons Reflecting Telescope

The Grubb-Parsons 36" reflecting telescope at the Royal Observatory on Blackford Hill, Edinburgh. Snippet from footage by the MOOC Production Team, University of Edinburgh.

From  Tim Askew on August 18th, 2017 0 likes 28 plays

AstroTech - Our knowledge of the Universe

This project was created by the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh.

From  Jessica Gramp on July 31st, 2017 0 likes 48 plays

AstroTech - Science and technology - Revolutions in astronomy

This project was created by the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh.

From  Jessica Gramp on July 31st, 2017 0 likes 22 plays