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RSC Burns 01:00:00

by Duncan Thorburn Burns

for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1020 views
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2011 is the 350th anniversary of the publication of a Sceptical Chymist, by Robert Boyle which is considered to be the most important book ever published about chemistry.  Boyle was a leading intellectual figure of the 17th century and one of the fo....

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RS Sumner 00:43:00

‘How should a chemist understand brewing?’ Beer and theory around 1800

by James Sumner
‘How should a chemist understand brewing?’ Beer and theory around 1800
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1254 views
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Eighteenth-century chemists could gain useful income and patronage as advisors to industry – and some of the wealthiest and most influential industrialists were brewers. Making chemical knowledge credible to this audience, however, was not always e....

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Sacrifice of a genius': Henry Moseley's role as a Signals Officer in WWI 00:42:00

‘Sacrifice of a genius': Henry Moseley’s role as a Signals Officer in WWI

by Elizabeth Bruton
‘Sacrifice of a genius': Henry Moseley’s role as a Signals Officer in WWI
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1136 views
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Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley (1887-1915) was one of the foremost English physicists of the early twentieth century. Probably best remembered for his immense contributions to chemistry and atomic physics in the years immediately prior to the outbreak o....

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RS Cantor 00:47:00

‘Behold a New Thing in the Earth!’: Reflections on Science at the Great Exhibition

by Geoffrey Cantor
‘Behold a New Thing in the Earth!’: Reflections on Science at the Great Exhibition
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 753 views
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The Great Exhibition of 1851 has routinely been portrayed as a celebration of science, technology, and manufacturing. However, for many contemporaries – including Prince Albert – it was a deeply religious event. In analysing responses to the Exhi....

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(Re)Inventing science publishing: 01:11:00

(Re)Inventing science publishing: the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society

by Various
(Re)Inventing science publishing: the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 883 views
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Philosophical TransactionsÊis the worldÕs first and oldest scientific journal. Still published by the Royal Society, it is about to mark its 350th anniversary, and was instrumental in establishing many forms and facets of modern scholarly publishin....

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Capture 00:03:00

2014 3MT Competition Finals: Southern Intrustions: Native Assertions of Sovereignty in the Early American Republic

by James Miller
2014 3MT Competition Finals: Southern Intrustions: Native Assertions of Sovereignty in the Early American Republic
for 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 889 views
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OHS Winnewisser 00:32:00

65 years of Molecular Spectroscopy

by Brenda Winnewisser
65 years of Molecular Spectroscopy
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1217 views
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Brenda Winnewisser looks at the history of this important branch of science from the viewpoint of the Ohio State conferences.

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RS Feinstein 00:44:00

A history of autism: my conversations with the pioneers

by Adam Feinstein
A history of autism: my conversations with the pioneers
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1050 views
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In this talk, Adam Feinstein will describe two fascinating journeys of discovery: his travels around the world for his new book, speaking to the key pioneers in the history of autism - including close colleagues and relatives of Leo Kanner and Hans A....

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Thomasetti 00:13:00

A History of Bicycles

by Jack Tomasetti
A History of Bicycles
for All ages,
Undergraduate presentations | All ages | 8 years ago | 4122 views
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This presentation reviews the basic history of the bicycle starting with the Hobby Horse. We discuss significant changes to the bicycle in terms of efficiency, safety and comfort. These advances in bicycle technology include lighter construction, the....

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Fortey 01:01:00

A natural history of scientists

by Richard Fortey
A natural history of scientists
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1170 views
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For most of his life, Richard Fortey, has worked with collections in London's Natural History Museum, so curation has become a kind of unbreakable habit for him. In his Michael Faraday Prize lecture he will present another collection: his own persona....

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A Personal View - L-N - Wuthrich - Meddicine 2014 00:36:00

A Personal View of the History of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Biology and Medicine

by Kurt Wurthrich
A Personal View of the History of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Biology and Medicine
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 992 views
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In 1952, Felix Bloch and Edward Purcell were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for the description of the phenomenon of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). Over the years, NMR has been used in a wide range of fundamental studies in physics, and in the....

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Hiller 00:11:00

Aeronautical Engineering

by Lorne Hiller
Aeronautical Engineering
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 6564 views
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My presentation is on the history of flight, the physics of flight and the different types of aircraft that exist. This includes the Wright brothers , the Bernouli effect and jet propelled aircraft.

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