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Nocera 1 00:02:00

A Revolution in Solar Energy Production

by Dan Nocera
A Revolution in Solar Energy Production
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 10 years ago | 674 views
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Dan gives a brief introduction into his group's discovery of a new and efficient catalyst which could be of vital importance in our search for better ways of capturing solar energy.

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Smalley 00:29:00

ACS Richard Smalley Eulogy

by Harry Kroto
ACS Richard Smalley Eulogy
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 10 years ago | 1476 views
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A moving address by Harry to the ACS meeting in San Francisco about his colleague and fellow Nobel Prize winner, Richard Smalley.

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Architects of 00:58:00

Architects of the Microcosmos

by Harry Kroto
Architects of the Microcosmos
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 824 views
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In thistalk Harry Kroto explains that molecules have structures that are every bit as real in the mind of the chemists who create them, as are the edifices of brick, steel and concrete designed by architects and built by engineers.

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Membrane systems 00:34:00

Bioinspired membrane-based systems

by Patricia Bassereau
Bioinspired membrane-based systems
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 516 views
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Directrice de Recherche Patricia Bassereau, Institut Curie Centre de Recherche Laboratorie Physico-Chimie, France, speaks on bioinspired membrane-based systems for a physical approach of cell organization and dynamics: usefulness and limitations.

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C60 00:54:00

C-60, the Celestial Sphere that Fell to Earth

by Harry Kroto
C-60, the Celestial Sphere that Fell to Earth
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 703 views
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In 1985 an experiment, designed to unravel the carbon chemistry in Red Giant Stars, revealed the existence of C-60 Buckminsterfullerene (the third allotropic form of carbon). The story of the discovery and the way its symmetry relates to the natural ....

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Screen Shot 2016-01-18 at 18.32.42 00:28:00

C60+ in space – a 28-year detective story about the Diffuse Interstellar Bands – Part 1

by John Maier
C60+ in space – a 28-year detective story about the Diffuse Interstellar Bands – Part 1
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 2656 views
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John Maier, Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University of Basel, describes the journey from the prediction of C60+ in 1987, through tentative assignment of its electronic spectrum by Radioastronomy, measurement in a neon-matrix and finally, in....

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Screen Shot 2016-01-18 at 18.40.47 00:06:00

C60+ in space – a 28-year detective story about the Diffuse Interstellar Bands – Part 2

by John Maier
C60+ in space – a 28-year detective story about the Diffuse Interstellar Bands – Part 2
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 0 views
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The presentation the solution to this long-standing puzzle occurred at a most serendipitous moment.  John Maier, Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University of Basel reveals the momentous details.

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RS Huppert 01:02:00

Carbon storage: caught between a rock and climate change

by Herbert Huppert
Carbon storage: caught between a rock and climate change
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1025 views
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Bakerian Prize Lecture by Professor Herbert Huppert FRS Institute of Theoretical Geophysics at the University of Cambridge.    Since the formation of the Earth, the global mean surface temperature, carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane content of the at....

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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 | 4 years ago | 570 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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Catalysis at Surfaces 00:31:00

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 | 3 years ago | 548 views
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This lecture addresses the question if spatio-temporal self-organisation of matter which is so characteristic for living systems can also be verified with a simple inorganic reaction in which the observed phenomena of complexity can be traced back to....

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Oka 00:56:00

Chemistry and Astronomy: Unification of Sciences

by Takeshi Oka
Chemistry and Astronomy: Unification of Sciences
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 809 views
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Takeshi Oka, Professor of Astronomy at the University of Chicago and discoverer of H3(+), positively ionised molecule of three protons, talks about the ways in which the various aspects of science are are all interlocked. In particular he shows the ....

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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 | 4 years ago | 796 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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