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“Robotic telescopes COAST and PIRATE” / Credit: Alan Cayless (The Open University)
OU brings astronomical telescopes to students in their home
The OU Faculty of STEM is celebrating the inauguration of its remotely-controlled robotic telescopes, which will bring astronomy and space science to life for students whenever and wherever they are in the world.
John D'Arcy, Aogán Ó Fearghail, Mickey Harte and Richard Gillingwater
The Open University honours Gaelic football icon, Mickey Harte
Renowned Gaelic football manager Mickey Harte was honoured by The Open University with the award of Doctor of the University at a ceremony in Croke Park on Friday 28th April. Mr Harte had his award conferred alongside 135 graduating students – from all walks of life, of all ages and backgrounds and from a spectrum of careers.
Jack Wright
OU PhD student names a crater on Mercury after Irish poet
OU PhD student, Jack Wright has been given the honour of naming a 120km diameter crater on Mercury which he identified through his mapping of the planet.