Effects of Earth's changing orbit

How changes in Earth's orbit can contribute to fluctuations in temperature and climate.

Hybrid air-breathing jet engines for space travel

The development of a hybrid jet/ rocket engine for a reusable space craft.

Newton’s Three Laws of Motion

Newton's Three Laws of Motion demonstrated using a rocket-powered sledge on an ice rink.

Science and engineering in space projects

The work of a structural engineer on satellite projects and the Mars rover.

Spectroscopy and how we know what stars are made of

Professor Brian Cox explains how we can analyse starlight using spectroscopy.

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