Yu, Author at Oxford Open Learning

Articles by Yu

Voyager 1

Voyager 1: Beyond The Fly-by

Voyager 1 became the first human-made object to enter interstellar space, where the influence of our Sun gives way to the vastness of the Milky Way galaxy.

Galápagos Islands

The Galápagos Islands

The Galápagos Islands are home to an astonishing array of plant and animal species, many of which are found nowhere else on Earth.

Deja Vu

The Cognitive Science Of Deja Vu

One of the leading explanations is that deja vu is a kind of memory error.


Geographical Oddities And Wonders

Geographical oddities not only captivate our imagination but also serve as valuable reminders of the dynamic forces that shape our planet.


The Psychology Of Cyberspace

The psychological impact of online identity creation is not without consequence.


Linked Languages: Arabic And Spanish

The story of Arabic in Spain begins in the early 8th century when the Moors, led by Tariq ibn Ziyad, crossed the Strait of Gibraltar and conquered the Iberian Peninsula.


The Physics Of Everyday Life

Physics is not confined to the laboratory or the classroom. It is a part of our daily existence, shaping how we experience the world.

The Tudor Dynasty

The Tudor Dynasty

The Tudor dynasty housed continuous, ruthless pursuits of power, with political machinations, courtly rivalries, and grim executions.


Exploring The Polar Regions

Their icy landscapes, at the ends of the Earth, have stories to tell — tales of heroism, survival, and environmental change.


The Influence Of Latin

Latin spread throughout the Roman Empire and left an indelible mark on subsequent languages, cultures, and intellectual traditions.

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