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Go with the Flow

Go with the Flow of the North Atlantic Ocean

In July 2015 a group of ocean scientists, engineers and technical crew from all over the world set out on a 3-week research cruise to service oceanographic moorings across the Irminger Sea between Iceland and …

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Scattering Featured

Scattering

Light scattering by small particles is a fundamental process in the atmospheres of the planets, in comets and interstellar clouds, affecting the radiative balance (amount of radiative energy going into and out) of a system. …

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EVE Featured

Around Venus by Balloon

This is a pilot educational film part of a proposal to the European Space Agency (in the framework of the Cosmic Vision Programme) for a new mission to planet Venus, the European Venus Explorer. Even …

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How Science Works Featured

How Science Works

Explore the process of how real science works – using an example from an expedition to sea of the International Ocean Discovery Program. I did the editing of this video for Science Media and in …

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The Speed of the Wind

The Speed of the Wind

Since April 2006, the European Venus Express mission has been orbiting planet Venus, taking a wealth of data. In the mean time, observations from Earth based observatories complement the Venus Express data. The analysis of …

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1, 2, 3, Planète

1, 2, 3, Planète

In the wake of continuous discoveries of many object beyond planet Neptune, starting in 1992, the International Astronomical Union decided in 2006 to reclassify the objects of the Solar System by defining three main group …

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Water, Herschel, HIFI

Water, Herschel & HIFI

Two short educational film for the SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research about the science and technology of the HIFI experiment (Heterodyne Instrrument for the Far Infrared) mounted on the European Herschel mission. The first …

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iSpex

iSPEX: measure fine dust with your smartphone

iSpex is an add-on for a smartphone camera and App. With iSpex, it is possible to measure aerosols in the atmosphere. Together with the iSpex team from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands, I …

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Rosetta Featured

Rosetta’s Comet Touchdown

This is an educational pilot project is centred around the European Rosetta mission to a comet. It is aimed at students 15+ years.  The idea to use LEGO MINDSTORMS® came about in 2009 close collaboration …

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Beyond the Red Featured

Beyond the Red

Commissioned by the European Space Agency in 2008, this is a series of three educational films centred on the science of the Herschel and Planck missions. In the first film “Short Waves, Long Waves” astrophysicist …

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A Breath of Venus Featured

A Breath of Venus

My first educational series of four films centred on the exploration and study of planet Venus, in particular with the European Space Agency’s mission Venus Express. The films are aimed at final years high school …

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EUU Featured

Exploring and Understanding the Universe

This is a series of seven educational films about Astrophysics commissioned by and in collaboration with the Paris Observatory and UNICIEL. The films are aimed at final year high school / first years university students. …

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