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RS Various 3 01:14:00

About Time

by Various Presenters
About Time
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1270 views
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'If you knew Time as well as I do,’ the Mad Hatter says to Alice, ‘you wouldn’t talk about wasting it. It’s him.’ In this event, three writers well-acquainted with time discuss how it (or he) both controls and captivates us.  Dame Gillian ....

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RS Various 4 01:35:00

Dive into the thrilling and extraordinary world of science

by Various Presenters
Dive into the thrilling and extraordinary world of science
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1307 views
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Take one step away from the shore with the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. Set yourself apart from the crowd on an expedition into unfamiliar scientific territory with the shortlisted authors and judges of the Royal Society Winton Prize....

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Ebola; Inside an epidemic 01:31:00

Ebola: inside an epidemic

by Various Presenters
Ebola: inside an epidemic
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 0 views
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Find out what we have learnt from the outbreak so far (March 2015) and what is being done to ensure continued resilience to epidemic scenarios.

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RS Various 6 01:04:00

Eyes on the stars – Space as inspiration

by Various Presenters
Eyes on the stars – Space as inspiration
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 962 views
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Piers Sellers in conversation with Rona Munro and John Zarnecki.  Little Eagles, written by playwright Rona Munro, tells the extraordinary story of Sergei Korolyov, chief designer and unsung hero of the Soviet space programme. Under the leadership o....

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CapturFiles_2 01:02:00

Geoengineering: a brave new world?

by Various Presenters
Geoengineering: a brave new world?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 887 views
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This is a very new and rapidly developing area of science and technology and the proposals range from placing giant mirrors in space to reflect sunlight to fertilising the oceans with nutrients in order to produce more phytoplankton to soak up atmosp....

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RS Various 2 01:34:00

Is biodiversity going the way of the Dodo?

by Various Presenters
Is biodiversity going the way of the Dodo?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 827 views
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Panel discussion with Professor Jonathan Baillie, Dr William Cheung, Professor Adrian Lister and chaired by Dr Susan Lieberman, as part of the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2011.  Right now one-fifth of the world’s vertebrates are classi....

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Nature's marvellous medicine 01:27:00

Nature’s marvellous medicine

by Diana Bowles
Nature’s marvellous medicine
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 515 views
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For hundreds of years we have used plants and their extracts for their healing properties. Ancient Egyptians chewed white willow bark to relieve fevers and reduce inflammation, and many years later scientists discovered that the bark contains salicyl....

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RS Various 1 01:27:00

Neuroscience of emotion

by Various Presenters
Neuroscience of emotion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1218 views
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Panel discussion involving Professor David Freedberg, Dr Daniela Schiller, Ian McEwan and chaired by Professor Ray Dolan FRS, as 2011.  Does emotion serve a particular function? How important is emotion in artistic expression? How do we study emotio....

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RS Brenner 01:08:00

Nobel Lives

by Sidney Brenner
Nobel Lives
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 2241 views
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An audience with Nobel prize winners John Sulston FRS and Sydney Brenner FRS, who talk to Sarah Montague of BBC Radio 4's Today Programme, about their lives in science and their visions for the future.

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RS Sharman 01:18:00

Rocket Science! UK & Russia in orbit

by Helen Sharman
Rocket Science! UK & Russia in orbit
for 14-19 and upwards,
DiscussionsLectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 887 views
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From the first human manned space flight piloted by Yuri Gagarin on Vostok 1 in 1961 and the first spacewalk outside a space craft in 1965 by Cosmonaut, Alexey Leonov, Soviet engineers and cosmonauts have made their mark in manned space travel.  Joi....

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Storms, floods and droughts: predicting and reporting adverse weather 01:04:00

Storms, floods and droughts: predicting and reporting adverse weather

by Various
Storms, floods and droughts: predicting and reporting adverse weather
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 789 views
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2012 was one of the Òtop five wettest years on recordÓ, however the beginning of the year saw a widespread drought across much of the UK.Ê Join David Shukman, Science Editor for BBC News, and Professor Tim Palmer FRS as they discuss extreme and ad....

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Tackling 01:31:00

Tackling the great challenges of the 21st century

by Various Presenters
Tackling the great challenges of the 21st century
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 713 views
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Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society and Lord Stern, President of the British Academy, discussed the new opportunities – and need – for collaboration between the traditional academic disciplines to respond to the big issues of our time,....

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