Monday, October 14, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00
Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS
Meet the OU academic team who worked on the BBC/OU co-production of the award winning Blue Planet II. This fascinating public talk uses video footage from the TV series and covers the science of our oceans, the experience of the production process, and how science and discovery were the driving forces behind Blue Planet II.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 10:00 to Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 16:00
A Science Showcase exhibition with interactive activities for all. Meet academic and student scientists from the OU involved in BBC broadcasts, find out what they do and how they do it. Get involved in our virtual science experiments and a range of hands-on activities
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 19:00 to 20:30
Monica Grady, Professor of Planetary and Space Science at the OU, is most well known for her work on meteorites. Her highly engaging public talk at Dynamic Earth will explore developments in space science in the 50 years since the first human walked on the Moon and since the OU was born.
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:30 to 13:00
UNISON, 60 Belford Road, Douglas House, Edinburgh EH4 3DR
The creation of a spaceport in the Highlands of Scotland was announced recently by the UK Space Agency. The OU's Benefits of the European Space Agency Exploration Roadmap in Socio-economics research team are holding an event to discuss the benefits of evaluating the socio-economics of space exploration, and what that might mean for a spaceport in Scotland.
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 19:30 to Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 21:00
Dumfries, Borders and Ayr
Join Dr Mahesh Anand, Open University Reader in Planetary Science and Exploration, as he explores how and why the Moon could play host to a sustainable human presence as we enter an era of ‘New Space’.