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2013-07-06 23:03:54

The Open University (OU) has recently marked its first degree ceremony 40 years after the first students crossed the stage at London’s Alexandra Palace to collect their awards. milton keynes, united kingdom (PRWEB) July 06, 2013 The Open University (OU) has recently marked its first degree ceremony 40 years after the first students crossed the stage at London’s Alexandra Palace to collect their awards. The University first began hosting these memorable events to honour its graduating...

2013-06-28 23:29:20

The Open University (OU) has launched its range of latest degree programmes across Europe with the new website openuniversity.edu. Milton Keynes, Europe (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The Open University (OU) is expanding with the launch of a bespoke, interactive site for European students wanting to access the renown University and its flexible, online degrees, elearning study and support system. Rated by students in 2012 as the most satisfying university in the UK*, The Open University offers...

Mars Did Have Life-Supporting Water At One Time
2012-11-15 16:16:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New research published in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters shows that water once existed on Mars that was sufficiently warm enough to support life. University of Leicester and The Open University researchers determined that water temperatures on Mars ranged from 122 degrees Fahrenheit to 302 degrees Fahrenheit. Scientists found that microbes can live in water with similar temperatures on earth in the...

2011-04-29 11:47:39

Thousands of members of the public across Europe have taken part in one of the largest evolutionary studies ever, by observing banded snails in their gardens and open public spaces. More than 6,000 people in 15 European countries took part in the Open University's citizen science project between April and October 2009. The project, Evolution MegaLab, is an online mass public experiment aimed at bringing Darwinian theory to life. It was launched in April 2009 to mark the 200th anniversary of...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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