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Canoeing - L-N - Agre - Chem 2009 00:28:00

Canoeing in the Arctic, a Scientist’s Perspective

by Peter Agre
Canoeing in the Arctic, a Scientist’s Perspective
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 997 views
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As scientists, our livelihoods are supported by teaching and research, but we also have the opportunity to make observations beyond our usual confines and share these with non-scientific citizens. Growing up in my native state of Minnesota, I have al....

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Catalysis at Surfaces - From Atoms to Complexity Lindau-Nobel Gerhard Ertl 2013 00:30:00

Catalysis at Surfaces: From Atoms to Complexity

by Gerhard Ertl
Catalysis at Surfaces: From Atoms to Complexity
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 751 views
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Catalysis by solid surfaces is, among others, of importance for the chemical industry (e.g. the Haber-Bosch process) as well as for environmental chemistry (car exhaust catalyst).  Surface physical techniques enable investigation of the underlying e....

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RSC Shakashiri 01:00:00

Chemistry: A Key to Human Progress

by Bassam Shakhashiri
Chemistry: A Key to Human Progress
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1491 views
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Basic research in science has greatly increased our understanding of nature, expanded frontiers of inquiry, shown us how little we know, triggered creative waves of invention and innovation, and prompted technological breakthroughs that were inconcei....

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Chemistry - L-N - Noyori - Chem 2009 00:31:00

Chemistry: the Key to Our Future

by Ryoji Noyori
Chemistry: the Key to Our Future
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 715 views
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Chemistry is not merely a science of making observations in order to better understand Nature. Our science is creative and productive, generating substances of very high value from almost nothing. Chemists already have made enormous contribution to....

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Leakey 01:07:00

Climate change and extinction

by Richard Leakey
Climate change and extinction
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 989 views
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Today countless protected areas for biodiversity are maintained at huge public and private expense. The question we must consider is whether our protection strategies actually protect when the real threats are related to the current climate change. M....

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Lovelock 01:05:00

Climate change on the living Earth

by James Lovelock
Climate change on the living Earth
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1073 views
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Observations from around the Earth suggest that even the gloomiest predictions of climate change from the 2007 IPCC report may underestimate the seriousness of the changes due this century. In this lecture, Professor James Lovelock discusses the cons....

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Nayar Bhutan 00:04:00

Climate change: Bhutan

by Anjali Nayar
Climate change: Bhutan
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1083 views
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Nature reporter Anjali Nayar hiked for 21 days in Northern Bhutan to find out how this tiny Himalayan nation is dealing with rapidly melting glaciers.

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Aderin 00:47:00

Climate change: space and our own planet.

by Maggie Aderin
Climate change: space and our own planet.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1025 views
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Dr Maggie Aderin develops instruments that monitor climate change. Find out about these and other missions that are making science count in the battle against climate change. With practical experiments to show how climate change works Maggie shows ho....

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Hefferman 00:22:00

Climate change: The two-degree target

by Olive Hefferman
Climate change: The two-degree target
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1551 views
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In December 2009, policy makers meet in Copenhagen, Denmark to thrash out a new global deal on climate change. The aim is to limit global warming to two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial temperatures. We sent three young climate researchers along ....

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10 Climbing the Everest Beyond the Everest - Lindau-Nobel - Ada Yonath - Medicine 2011 00:41:00

Climbing the Everest Beyond the Everest

by Ada Yonath
Climbing the Everest Beyond the Everest
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1120 views
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The challenges associated with pursuing ribosomal crystallography can be described as a series of Everest climbing. At each step, when reaching the summit, a taller and more difficult one became exposed. Snapshots of this story will be described.__....

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Continental loss 01:05:00

Continental loss: the quest to determine Antarctica’s contribution to sea-level change

by Matt King
Continental loss: the quest to determine Antarctica’s contribution to sea-level change
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 823 views
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For over 50 years scientists have been working to understand Antarctica’s contribution to sea level. For much of this time there has even been disagreement about if this massive ice sheet is growing or shrinking. In 2012, advances in data analysis....

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Controlling Photons in a Box and Exploring the Quantum to Classical Boundary Lindau-Nobel Serge Haroche Physics 2013 00:31:00

Controlling Photons in a Box and Exploring the Quantum to Classical Boundary

by Serge Haroche
Controlling Photons in a Box and Exploring the Quantum to Classical Boundary
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1005 views
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The founders of quantum theory assumed in 'thought experiments' that they were manipulating isolated quantum systems, obeying the counterintuitive laws which they had just discovered.  Technological advances have recently turned these virtual experi....

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