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Kroto 00:59:00

An audience with Professor Sir Harry Kroto

by Harry Kroto
An audience with Professor Sir Harry Kroto
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Lectures | All ages | 6 years ago | 6318 views
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Staff and students at the University of Sheffield ask the Nobel Prizewinner about his life, work and science

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Freeman 00:29:00

Bernal and the Social Function of Science

by Chris Freeman
Bernal and the Social Function of Science
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Lectures | All ages | 10 years ago | 1446 views
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Chris Freeman, the founder and first director of the UK's Science Policy Research Unit introduces Bernal, the father of the protein crystallography techniques which enabled the double helix structure of DNA to be unravelled. Bernal's major impact on ....

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Discovery of C-60

by Harry Kroto
Discovery of C-60
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Lectures | All ages | 11 years ago | 954 views
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The experiments in 1985 that uncovered the existence of C-60

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Harry Kroto’s 5 Days of Opening Minds – Lecture 2

by Harry Kroto
Harry Kroto’s 5 Days of Opening Minds – Lecture 2
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Lectures | All ages | 6 years ago | 2080 views
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Part 2 of Harry's '5 Days of Opening Minds' series.

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Harry Kroto’s 5 Days of Opening Minds – Lecture 5

by Harry Kroto
Harry Kroto’s 5 Days of Opening Minds – Lecture 5
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Lectures | All ages | 6 years ago | 1701 views
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Part 5, Final, Harry Kroto's lecture series: 5 Days of Opening Minds

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Baker 00:13:00

How to film the Earth from space

by Alex Baker
How to film the Earth from space
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Lectures | All ages | 8 years ago | 1181 views
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Two University of Sheffield students have recorded a video of the Earth from the edge of space, using homemade equipment and on a shoestring budget.

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Klemperer 00:05:00

Kroto conducts Klemperer, K80

by Harry Kroto
Kroto conducts Klemperer, K80
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Lectures | All ages | 11 years ago | 1564 views
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An 80th birthday presentation to Bill Klemperer at Harvard

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Proof-reading: Telling stories with numbers and words

by Marcus du Sautoy
Proof-reading: Telling stories with numbers and words
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Lectures | All ages | 9 years ago | 882 views
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How does doing mathematics and writing stories compare? What role is mathematics playing when it is used in literature? Are stories important to understanding mathematics? Do writers have eureka moments? Marcus du Sautoy and Mark Haddon discuss the f....

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Ruder Boscovic, the eighteenth-century polymath

by Ivica Martinovic
Ruder Boscovic, the eighteenth-century polymath
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Lectures | All ages | 6 years ago | 1194 views
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Roger Boscovich (1711-1787) was a true polymath, making original contributions in science, technology and the humanities. He was born in Dubrovnik but spent much of his working life in Rome, at the Collegium Romanum. This lecture will introduce his l....

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Soldering

by Jonathan Hare
Soldering
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Lectures | All ages | 10 years ago | 1007 views
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This clip is about solder (a low melting point metal mixture) that can be melted using a hand-held soldering iron. The solder also has flux within it to help combat corrosion and produce a good solder joint to the components and circuitry.

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The Art of Science

by Steve Acquah
The Art of Science
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Lectures | All ages | 11 years ago | 1055 views
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A look at the relationship between art and science with the emphasis on carbon nanotubes and protein fibres. Transmission and scanning electron microscopes.

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