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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Our Simple but Strange Universe The 13th Hintze Biannual Lecture delivered by Professor David Spergel David Spergel 17 Nov 2016
2 Creative Commons The explosion mechanism of massive stars Physics Colloquium 14th October 2016 delivered by Professor Thierry Foglizzo Thierry Foglizzo 27 Oct 2016
3 Unveiling the Birth of Stars and Galaxies The 2016 Hintze Biannual Lecture delivered by Professor Robert Kennicutt Robert Kennicutt 18 May 2016
4 Growing Black Holes over 12 Billion Years The 2015 Hintze Biannual Lecture delivered by Professor Meg Urry Meg Urry 04 Dec 2015
5 Chasing Fast Dynamos in the Plasma Lab Physics Colloquium 29th May 2015 delivered by Professor Cary Forest Cary Forest 08 Jun 2015
6 Oxford Astrophysics A video explaining what is Astrophysics and what's going on in Astrophysics at Oxford Chris Lintott, Roger Davies, Jo Dunkley, katherine blundell 22 Jul 2014
7 Creative Commons How the Universe Evolved From Smooth to Lumpy -- the Physics of Galaxy Formation The 2014 Halley Lecture delivered by Professor Eliot Quataert Eliot Quataert 13 Jun 2014
8 Creative Commons Galaxies and the Intergalactic Medium 10th Dennis Sciama Memorial Lecture by Prof. James Binney. James Binney 22 May 2014
9 Creative Commons Turning in the Widening Gyre: Accretion Processes in the Universe Inaugural Lecture by Professor Steven Balbus looking at the history of the universe Steven Balbus 07 Apr 2014
10 Creative Commons Heart of Darkness: The Interplay of Galaxies and Dark Matter A short flash talk from Peter Hatfield, Oxford Physics, who discusses the origins of the galaxies we see in our night sky and the mysterious nature of dark matter. Peter Hatfield 13 Dec 2013
11 Creative Commons Galaxies as a Plate of Fruit Professor Roger Davies explains how we can learn about the different shapes of galaxies using a plate of fruit and a telescope. Roger Davies 05 Feb 2013
12 Creative Commons Galaxy Zoo - The Rise and Rise of Citizen Science Chris Lintott from the Department of Astrophysics gives a talk on the increasing significant contributions members of the public are making to scientific research through websites such as Galaxy Zoo. Chris Lintott 27 Jan 2010
13 Synaesthesia and Citizen Science Part one. The team examines the neurological condition synaesthesia and the recent Oxford study which sheds light on its genetic basis. Also explored is Galaxy Zoo, an innovative Oxford project which asks the public to help classify galaxies. Marcus du Sautoy, Irene Tracey, Chris Lintott, Pedro Ferreira 02 Mar 2009