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A Century of Quantum Mechanics Lindau Nobel David Gross Physics 2012 00:33:00

A Century of Quantum Mechanics

by David Gross
A Century of Quantum Mechanics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1284 views
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In October 2011 we celebrated the centenary of the Solvay conferences that played a unique and important role in the development of twentieth century physics, most notably in the quantum revolution whose birth overlapped the initiation of these meeti....

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Bosanac 1 00:37:00

A Quantum Gas

by Slobodan Danko Bosanac
A Quantum Gas
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1268 views
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The quantum gas is an extreme state of an ensemble of atoms when their de Broglie wave length is of the same length as the size of the container. The ways of achieving this state are described and also how its temperature is defined.

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Biomimetic 00:33:00

Biomimetic adhesive microstructures

by Stanislav Gorb
Biomimetic adhesive microstructures
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 777 views
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Stanislav Gorb is Professor of Zoology at the University of Kiel, Germany, with an interest in functional morphology and biomechanics. Here he discusses clustering as a form of self-assembly, and applications in adhesion.

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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 | 10 years ago | 965 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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Centripetal force 00:06:00

Centripetal force – how do we measure it?

by Colin Byfleet
Centripetal force – how do we measure it?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 6951 views
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A short video showing a simple classroom method of checking the way in which this force is related to mass, speed and radius.

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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 | 1331 views
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Uniform circular motion: angular displacement and velocity are introduced and centripetal acceleration is determined.

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Crater formation 00:11:00

Crater Formation in Sand

by Colin Byfleet
Crater Formation in Sand
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 3031 views
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A description and demonstration of the way in which craters formed by dropping objects into sand can be linked to some elementary physics

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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 | 870 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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Four Horsemen of the 21st Century Apocalypse Lindau-Nobel Harry Kroto 2013 00:32:00

Four Horsemen of the 21st Century Apocalypse

by Harry Kroto
Four Horsemen of the 21st Century Apocalypse
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 881 views
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The ‘Common Sense’ that is needed to survive does not necessarily provide correct answers to the way the Universe works.  Science is actually not that old, it really only started in about the 16th Century and was a byproduct of ‘The Enlightenm....

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Centripetal exp 00:14:00

Going round in circles – how do we do it?

by Colin Byfleet
Going round in circles – how do we do it?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1187 views
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A presentation showing both the ideas about centripetal force and a simple classroom method of checking the way in which this force is related to mass, speed and radius.

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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 | 985 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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Murrell hardness 00:01:00

Hardness

by John Murrell
Hardness
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1055 views
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