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RS McEnroe 01:00:00

‘Against images made by hands': Florence Nightingale’s reluctant life in portraiture

by Natasha McEnroe
‘Against images made by hands': Florence Nightingale’s reluctant life in portraiture
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 6 years ago | 1523 views
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Florence Nightingale disliked having her portrait taken as much as she hated being a celebrity, yet it was largely through the visual representations of her face and person in the press that she gained iconic status in Victorian England. Used as a mo....

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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 | 9 years ago | 4253 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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RSC Phillips 01:00:00

A Little Light Relief

by David Phillips
A Little Light Relief
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1289 views
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Light, particularly sunlight, is believed to be good for our health. Many ancient civilisations even attributed it with mystical healing powers.Renowned for his entertaining lectures, Professor David Phillips, President of the RSC, uses his expertise....

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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 | 9 years ago | 6652 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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askFSU 1 00:11:00

askFSU 1 : speed of light, tachyons, solar sails, and black holes

by Jeff Owens
askFSU 1 : speed of light, tachyons, solar sails, and black holes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 0 views
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Joining Philip Schlenoff is Dr. Jeff Owens, from the Physics department at Florida State University, to answer some physics and astrophysics-related questions!

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Frith 01:30:00

Behaving badly

by Uta Frith
Behaving badly
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 879 views
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Are environment, or genetics, more to blame when a human being turns to a life of crime? What does it mean to be criminally insane? And how effectively can a criminal tendency be treated with drugs? What different lights can literature and science sh....

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Hammack black box 00:02:00

Black Box – A flight data recorder

by Bill Hammack
Black Box – A flight data recorder
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 2268 views
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In designing an object an engineer must choose the proper material. Never is this more important than in the 'black box' flight data recorder.

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Can nanocrystals 00:07:00

Can nanocrystals stop the climate change?

by Frank Riehle
Can nanocrystals stop the climate change?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1829 views
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Fossil resources are limited and their CO2 emission strongly contributes to the global warming which is mainly responsible for the increasing appearance of natural catastrophes. Renewable biomass which can be converted into various forms of usable en....

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Chemistry - L-N - Shimomura - Chem 2009 00:26:00

Chemistry of Bioluminescence

by Osamu Shimomura
Chemistry of Bioluminescence
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 703 views
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There are numerous kinds of luminous organism on earth. Mysterious emission of light from them inspired the curiosity of mankind ever since the ancient times. In history, Raphael Dubois discovered luciferin and luciferase from one of them, a click ....

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From Millisecond - L-N - Bloembergen - P 2008 00:33:00

Cold Atomic Gases: the Intersection of Condensed Matter and Atomic Physics

by William Phillips
Cold Atomic Gases: the Intersection of Condensed Matter and Atomic Physics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 835 views
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During the past decade laser cooling and evaporative cooling of atoms have produced quantum degenerate gases both of bosons (Bose-Einstein condensates) and of fermions (gases with temperatures below the Fermi temperature). Such gases can provide ana....

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Color Theory

by Sarah Ferguson
Color Theory
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 951 views
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For my project I am giving a brief history of color theory with emphasis on how science and color theory have interacted. I focus on aspects like primary colors, how color is perceived, and the artists who were at the forefront of color and design. I....

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Communicating with light 01:04:00

Communicating with light

by Polina Bayvel
Communicating with light
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 693 views
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Most of the data we generate and receive (whether emails, tweets, videos or mobile calls) are now carried by optical fibres, which use light to transmit vast quantities of information over trans-oceanic distances. The use of hundreds of wavelengths ....

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