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Adventures in Nontranslational Research - Lindau-Nobel - Martin Chalfie - Chemistry 2010 00:27:00

Adventures in Nontranslational Research

by Martin Chalfie
Adventures in Nontranslational Research
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 816 views
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Professor Martin Chalfie regrets the disproportionately high funding of translational research, defined as applied research for the treatment of human diseases.  With examples from the research in his lab he wants to show how important nontranslatio....

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Art 00:12:00

Art Therapy- Women and aging project

by Various Presenters
Art Therapy- Women and aging project
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1395 views
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The art work shown in this film emerged from a closed interactive-style experiential art group. The women were active in the production of collective knowledge, as well as active in interrogating their own, very particular, feelings about the process....

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RS Silva 01:01:00

Carbon electronics

by Ravi Silva
Carbon electronics
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 975 views
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From structure and topology, to mechanical and electronic properties, a seemingly simple change in bonding between carbon atoms can conceive a plethora of material types. With diamond and graphite known since antiquity, better understanding of the sy....

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centre-of-mass 00:08:00

Centre of mass

by Joe Wolfe
Centre of mass
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 928 views
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In finite objects, the total external force equals the total mass times the acceleration of a point called the centre of mass.

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circular-motion 00:08:00

Circular motion

by Joe Wolfe
Circular motion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1305 views
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Uniform circular motion: angular displacement and velocity are introduced and centripetal acceleration is determined.

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Electron Transfer Theory 00:29:00

Electron Transfer Theory in Single Molecule Studies of Intermittent Fluorescence of Quantum Dots and in Initial Steps in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

by Rudolph Marcus
Electron Transfer Theory in Single Molecule Studies of Intermittent Fluorescence of Quantum Dots and in Initial Steps in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 808 views
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Intermittently fluorescing single molecule systems are found in many materials, including semiconductor quantum dots (QD), dyes on crystalline or nanoparticle film surfaces, and biological systems. The QD's show a ~ -3/2 power law for the distributio....

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energy-and-power 00:10:00

Energy and power

by Joe Wolfe
Energy and power
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 852 views
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The total work done on an object equals the increase in its kinetic energy. For conservative forces, we can define potential energy.

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Engineered by US 00:07:00

Engineered by US (University of Sheffield)

by Various Presenters
Engineered by US (University of Sheffield)
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1030 views
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A short film including some of the exhibits and interviews with academics involved in the event that took place Summer 2011

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Hutchinson 00:14:00

Entomologist

by Rob Hutchinson
Entomologist
for 14-19 and upwards,
Careers | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 8000 views
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Rob Hutchinson is an entomologist and one of the top mosquito experts in Europe whose work assesses the risk of Malaria returning to UK. He has developed a great interest in mosquito biology and did a masters degree at the School of Tropical Medicine....

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Cold Atomic - L-N - Phillips - P 2008 00:31:00

From Millisecond to Attosecond Laser Pulses

by Nicolaas Bloembergen
From Millisecond to Attosecond Laser Pulses
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 794 views
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A historical overview is presented of the experimental development of ever shorter laser pulses from 1960 to the present. Already in the early sixties nanosecond pulses were achieved and the entry into the picosecond domain was reached in the late s....

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Humanity - L-N - t'Hooft - P 2008 00:34:00

From Spinwaves to Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR) and Beyond

by Peter GrŸnberg
From Spinwaves to Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR) and Beyond
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 696 views
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Standing spinwaves and surface waves in layered magnetic structures can be used for the detection and quantitative evaluation of interlayer exchange coupling (IEC). Using this method antiferromagnetic IEC has been found in Fe/Cr/Fe layered structure....

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geometrical-optics 00:11:00

Geometrical optics

by Joe Wolfe
Geometrical optics
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1015 views
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On scales much bigger than the wavelength, rays explain the behaviour of interfaces, mirrors, lenses, optical instruments, including telescopes and microscopes.

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gravitation 00:12:00

Gravity

by Joe Wolfe
Gravity
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 968 views
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The inverse square law explains planetary motion - and apples falling. Newton's law, measuring G, calculating orbits.

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Geoset Studios Logo (2) 01:13:00

Harry Kroto: The Goo-You-Wiki World

by Harry Kroto
Harry Kroto: The Goo-You-Wiki World
for 14-19 and upwards18-22 and upwards22 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1492 views
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Baker 00:13:00

How to film the Earth from space

by Alex Baker
How to film the Earth from space
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 8 years ago | 1220 views
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Two University of Sheffield students have recorded a video of the Earth from the edge of space, using homemade equipment and on a shoestring budget.

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Space 00:12:00

How to film the Earth from space

by Alex Baker
How to film the Earth from space
for All ages,
Postgraduate presentations | All ages | 6 years ago | 978 views
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Two University of Sheffield students have recorded a video of the Earth from the edge of space, using homemade equipment and on a shoestring budget.

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human-sound 00:11:00

Human Sound

by Joe Wolfe
Human Sound
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1440 views
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Sound is produced in the larynx; filtering it in the vocal tract produces formants and phonemes. The acoustics, mechanics and some neurobiology of hearing. Pitch perception.

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Sir-Ian-McKellen-fin.jpg 00:39:00

Ian McKellen @ Florida State University – 2009

by Harold Kroto
Ian McKellen @ Florida State University – 2009
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 2988 views
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Ian McKellen speaks at FSU about his acting career and some of the fascinating things that he has learned through theater and personal experience.

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KRI Howse 00:25:00

In-situ studies of spin-coating

by Jonathan Howse
In-situ studies of spin-coating
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 905 views
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Jonathan describes the production of thin films of mixed polymers by the spin-coating method.  His detection methods include the fluoro-optostrobometer.

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interference-and-consonance 00:08:00

Interference and consonance

by Joe Wolfe
Interference and consonance
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1098 views
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Superposing waves with different frequencies gives beats and Tartini tones. Removing beats gives consonance. Tuning consonances gives temperament.

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Is science magic? 00:49:00

Is Science Magic?

by Tony Ryan
Is Science Magic?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 992 views
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How does the reality of science reflect its portrayal in films, TV and other popular media?

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Giaever 00:15:00

Ivar Giaever

by Ivar Giaver
Ivar Giaever
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1272 views
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Ivar Giaever won the Nobel Prize in 1973 for his investigations of tunneling in semiconductors and superconductors. Giaever worked on metal thin films and tunneling and took a Solid State physics course. Although he knew nothing about Superconductivi....

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Sharman 00:29:00

Life in Space

by Helen Sharman
Life in Space
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 997 views
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Helen Sharman, the UK's first astronaut, gives a vibrant account of her personal experience of life in space using models and film to illustrate the key scientific concepts involved in spaceflight. Among other things she discusses the way Newton's Th....

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Model Synthesis for Ceramics: Superconductors, Magnets and Others Lindau-Nobel Karl Muller Physics 2013 00:27:00

Model Synthesis for Ceramics: Superconductors, Magnets and Others

by Karl Muller
Model Synthesis for Ceramics: Superconductors, Magnets and Others
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 735 views
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The discovery of superconductivity in hole doped La2CuO4 was motivated by the interest to find this phenomenon in an oxide.  After the discovery near 35 K, copper oxides with transition temperatures of up to 131 K at normal pressure were found, i.e.....

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momentum 00:10:00

Momentum

by Joe Wolfe
Momentum
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 867 views
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p=mv. If external forces are zero, momentum is conserved. In collisions, energy may be conserved (elastic) or not (inelastic).

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motion-with-constan-acceleration-kinematics 00:06:00

Motion with constant acceleration (kinematics)

by Joe Wolfe
Motion with constant acceleration (kinematics)
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1120 views
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Kinematics quantifies motion without explaining the causes of it. Here we study accelerations that are zero, positive or negative.

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newtons-laws 00:10:00

Newton’s laws of motion

by Joe Wolfe
Newton’s laws of motion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 904 views
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F=ma (laws 1&2). Forces come in pairs that add to zero (3). Newton's laws apply in inertial frames of reference. Some common approximations made in applying them.

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oscillations 00:09:00

Oscillations

by Joe Wolfe
Oscillations
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 809 views
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Inertia and restoring forces can, with low friction or damping, lead to oscillations and resonance. We analyse the mechanics of vibrations.

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Born 00:57:00

Pathophysiologist

by Gustav Born
Pathophysiologist
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1048 views
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In this video interview Gustav Born jokes that all his life he has been the son of a famous scientist (Max Born) and then later he became uncle to a famous film star (Olivia Newton John), he is also directly related to Martin Luther, Ben Elton and nu....

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Moussallem 00:04:00

Polyelectrolyte Multilayers Controlling Protein Adsorption etc.

by Maroun D Moussallem
Polyelectrolyte Multilayers Controlling Protein Adsorption etc.
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 828 views
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A7r5 smooth muscle cells cultured on different polyelectrolyte multilayer (PEMU) thin films behaved differently. Cells Adhered and spread well on nafion terminated PEMUs, they attached less and migrated more on poly(allylamine hydrochloride) (PAH) te....

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Prehistoric pin-up 00:06:00

Prehistoric Pin-up

by Maria Malina
Prehistoric Pin-up
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1373 views
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A carved female figurine dating to at least 35,000 years ago has been recovered from caves in the Hohle Fels region of Germany. The figure represents the oldest figurative art yet discovered. In this film the authors describe the importance of their ....

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projectile-motion 00:09:00

Projectile motion

by Joe Wolfe
Projectile motion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 789 views
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Motion with uniform acceleration, such as in a uniform gravitational (or electric) field is projectile motion, analysed here with examples.

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quantifying-sound 00:09:00

Quantifying sound

by Joe Wolfe
Quantifying sound
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1184 views
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Frequency, amplitude, envelope and spectrum affect pitch, loudness and timbre. All are discussed and quantified here.

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Russian film 00:12:00

Rise of the Russian Cinema

by Oliver Johnson
Rise of the Russian Cinema
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1280 views
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Discusses how Russia now makes its own Hollywood style blockbuster while retaining its cultural identity

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rotation 00:10:00

Rotation

by Joe Wolfe
Rotation
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 842 views
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Torques produce angular acceleration, moment of inertia 'resists' it. Rotational kinetic energy and angular momentum.

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Hare shake a gen 00:04:00

Shake-a-Gen

by Jonathan Hare
Shake-a-Gen
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1029 views
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This is a simple yet effective demonstration of electricity generation. 500 turns of wire are wound onto a 35mm film can and the two ends are attached to an LED light. A strong magnet is placed in the can and the lid fixed back in place. The generato....

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simple-harmonic-motion 00:08:00

Simple harmonic motion

by Joe Wolfe
Simple harmonic motion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 856 views
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In simple harmonic motion, displacement, velocity and acceleration vary sinusoidally with time, but with different phases.

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Single Molecule Studies of Initial Steps in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells and of Quantum Dots - Examples of Electron Transfers and Relation to Ensemble Studies Lindau-Nobel Rudolph Marcus 2013 00:32:00

Single Molecule Studies of Initial Steps in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells and of Quantum Dots – Examples of Electron Transfers and Relation to Ensemble Studies

by Rudolph Marcus
Single Molecule Studies of Initial Steps in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells and of Quantum Dots – Examples of Electron Transfers and Relation to Ensemble Studies
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 885 views
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We consider two fields of single molecule studies of intermittently fluorescing systems.  In both fields the intermittency is assumed to involve diffusion controlled electron transfer.  One of these studies involves the initial steps in dye-sensiti....

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Shears sizes2 00:04:00

Sizing Things Up

by Tara Shears
Sizing Things Up
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 861 views
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Dr Tara Shears explains that one of Science's greatest achievements is to have accurately measured everything from the width of the universe to the diameter of a quark. This film features an animated zoom in from the universe to the heart of a hydrog....

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sound 00:09:00

Sound

by Joe Wolfe
Sound
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1001 views
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Sound is a longitudinal wave of variations in pressure and density. We derive and measure its speed.

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standing-waves 00:09:00

Standing waves

by Joe Wolfe
Standing waves
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1337 views
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Reflecting waves gives standing waves, which can be resonances. Standing waves on strings and in pipes and plates.

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Bucur 00:09:00

Swelling and Doping of Polyelectrolyte Multilayers and Application

by Claudiu B Bucur
Swelling and Doping of Polyelectrolyte Multilayers and Application
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1289 views
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Thin polymer films are doped with electrolytes to produce novel effects.

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doppler-effect 00:10:00

The Doppler effect

by Joe Wolfe
The Doppler effect
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1461 views
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Moving either source or receiver produces a frequency shift called the Doppler effect, which we measure and analyse.

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TheEggTrick_2.jpg 00:01:00

The Egg Trick Trailer

by Steve Acquah
The Egg Trick Trailer
for All ages,
Arts presentations | All ages | 6 years ago | 6589 views
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A short film starring Ian McKellen www.theeggtrick.com Visit the Facebook page: More details | Watch now

eye-colour-vision 00:12:00

The eye and colour vision

by Joe Wolfe
The eye and colour vision
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1809 views
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The physics of the eye, its performance and colour vision: refraction and accommodation; photoreceptors and resolution; compromises in visual performance.

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Hare Fresnel 00:05:00

The Fresnel Lens

by Jonathan Hare
The Fresnel Lens
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 829 views
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Early lighthouses used coil and wood fires before moving on to gas and then electricity powered lights.  Massive improvements took place by using a lens system around the light.  The development of the Fresnel lens brought what we now regard as the....

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nature-of-light 00:12:00

The nature of light

by Joe Wolfe
The nature of light
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 911 views
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White light comprises colours in the visible spectrum. The electromagnetic spectrum. Speed of light. Young's experiment and waves. Quanta and photons.

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The Royal Society and science fiction 01:11:00

The Royal Society and science fiction

by Farah Mendlesohn
The Royal Society and science fiction
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 587 views
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The lone (mad) scientist is a common trope in science fiction, but hidden away is a fascination with secret and semi-secret societies who work for the future of all mankind. This talk will look at the representation of the Royal Society in science fi....

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