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Colin Wilson

Series featuring Colin Wilson

  • Stargazing
  • Big Questions - with Oxford Sparks
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 What does Hollywood get right and wrong when science is in the storyline? What does hollywood get right? Neil Ashton, Colin Wilson, Eleanor Stride, Jason Nurse 19 Apr 2017
2 How do you make scientific equipment space proof? Since the 1960’s man has been sending missions to Mars. Some successes, some failures. This hasn’t stopped scientists trying to explore this incredible red planet. Colin Wilson 21 Dec 2016
3 The Philae / Rosetta Mission - Update Researcher Colin Wilson gives an update on the Rosetta mission with the latest news on the Philae comet lander Colin Wilson 13 Mar 2015
4 The Philae / Rosetta Comet Mission On 12 November 2014, the Philae probe achieved the first-ever soft landing on a comet nucleus. Colin Wilson, a researcher from Oxford, gives an update on the landing and explains the history and science behind this incredible mission. Colin Wilson 19 Dec 2014
5 Colonisation of Mars - the Great Debate Will there be humans living on Mars in the next 50 years? Is this a good thing, or something that should be completely avoided? Chris Lintott and Colin Wilson debate the pros and cons of this interesting topic. Chris Lintott, Colin Wilson 29 Jan 2014