Gavin Crewe, Author at Oxford Open Learning

Articles by Gavin Crewe

The Thermohaline Circulation

What Is The Thermohaline Circulation?

If carbon emission remain constant, the thermohaline circulation will slow down by more than 40% over the next 30 years.

The golden ratio

The Golden Ratio

In current times, the golden ratio is used by many graphic designers and web developers to create visually pleasing layouts, logos and adverts that appeal to audiences.

The Space Race

The Space Race Legacy

The Space Race led to a number of innovative scientific and technological advancements that have forever changed the way we live.


The Metaverse

The term “metaverse” was first mentioned in a 1992 novel written by Neal Stephenson called Snow Crash, where characters could escape their bleak reality to a virtual haven.


DNA: The Blueprint Of Life

We can think of DNA as a large book containing all of our genetic information.


The Composition Of Our Atmosphere

When the Earth was formed 4.5 billion years ago, there was no atmosphere. Volcanic activity formed the very first protective layer around our planet.


Homeostasis: What Is It?

Perhaps the most widely known example of homeostasis is the regulation of blood sugar levels by the pancreas.

Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison became a household name, earning him the title of ‘The Wizard of Menlo Park’, which was his own “invention factory”.

The Doppler Effect

The Doppler Effect

The Doppler Effect has played a significant part in many scientific areas such as astronomy and medicine, and has even been used as evidence for explaining the big bang theory.


The Impact Of AI On Marketing Roles

AI has helped to automate many functions within marketing, freeing up valuable time and resources for creativity and strategy.

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