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Rowland 1 00:42:00

Atmospheric Chemistry

by Sherwood Rowland
Atmospheric Chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 922 views
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In this interview Sherwood Rowland talks about Ozone depletion and the effect of CFCs on Ozone and Global Warming (Greenhouse Warming where infrared radiation is trapped). He explains the chemistry of Ozone depletion and the history of what led to th....

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CapturFiles_5 00:42:00

Climate change

by Sherwood Rowland
Climate change
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 742 views
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This presentation gives Rowland's current (2006) opinion/impression of Global Warming. He says that the first legislated discussion that he remembers in the US senate on the Global Warming was in 1986 and the looming problem and whether governments s....

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Heeger 00:40:00

Conductive Polymers

by Alan Heeger
Conductive Polymers
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1235 views
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Heeger says that he started as a physicist and thinks like a physicist but got interested in the late 70's in the study of materials. For him it was a natural evolution to move to polymers and in 1975 he began working with Alan MacDiarmid and became ....

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Klug 01:00:00

Crystallographic electron microscopy

by Aaron Klug
Crystallographic electron microscopy
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 939 views
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Born in Lithuania, Aaron Klug, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1982, tells us about his early life and education growing up in Durban, South Africa. He developed an early interest in physiology and anatomy but did not find his teacher very inspiring and ga....

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MacDiarmid 00:40:00

Discovery and development of conductive polymers.

by Alan MacDiarmid
Discovery and development of conductive polymers.
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 7401 views
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Alan MacDiarmid was the first New Zealand born and educated Nobel Prize (Chemistry, 2000) winner since Maurice Wilkins in 1962. In this interview MacDiarmid talks about the science that he was awarded the Nobel Prize for, the discovery of the first c....

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Eigen 00:28:00

Extremely Fast Chemical Reactions

by Manfred Eigen
Extremely Fast Chemical Reactions
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1316 views
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This interview starts with Eigen (Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1967) talking about his early work for his PhD thesis on fast reactions and measuring the specific heat of heavy water. He says that light water had already been measured in classical chemis....

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Kasha bracing 01:00:00

In conversation with Michael Kasha

by Harry Kroto
In conversation with Michael Kasha
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 9 years ago | 1911 views
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Nobel laureate, Harry Kroto, interviews Michael Kasha, who has had a distinguished career in science. He was at Berkeley during the Manhattan Project, worked as a graduate student with G N Lewis, is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and ha....

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Wuthrich 00:29:00

Nuclear magnetic resonance and macromolecules

by Kurt Wurthrich
Nuclear magnetic resonance and macromolecules
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 774 views
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Kurt Wurthrich was awarded a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2002 'for his development of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy for determining the three-dimensional structure of biological macromolecules in solution' He now shares his life between his....

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Rao 00:35:00

Ram Rao

by Ram Rao
Ram Rao
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 870 views
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Prof. C.N.R. Rao was born and brought up in Bangalore, India where he developed his interest in science. He studied for his Ph.D at Purdue University in the US but returned to India to continue his career. He has had numerous visiting positions abroa....

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Ernst 00:56:00

Richard Ernst

by Richard Ernst
Richard Ernst
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 538 views
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Nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr), a powerful technique for determining molecular structure, has totally revolutionised chemistry. From its inception half a century ago, its potential as an analytical tool for identifying compounds was clear, albeit l....

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Marcus 00:07:00

Rudolph A. Marcus

by Rudolph Marcus
Rudolph A. Marcus
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 770 views
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Winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1992 'for his contributions to the theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems'. We ask Marcus to explain how he works and he replies that he draws pictures in order to visualize problems. On relig....

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Element 101b 00:28:00

The Discovery of Element 101

by Colin Byfleet
The Discovery of Element 101
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 9 years ago | 2325 views
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A first-hand interview of the moment of this discovery from Greg Choppin who worked with Glen Seaborg.

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