[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrT1q0PXuqI&hl=en_US&fs=1&]

Must admit I’m biased (I have an OU degree), but I do rather like this ad with its inspiring images of a blue whale, giant corpuscles, jet engine etc.

The OU is where I learned how to measure the distance to the moon using a broom handle, a disk and some Bluetak. To look at a holly leaf and know if it had a holly leaf miner within (and what had happened to it). I even learned about quarks, strangeness and charm.

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