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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
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 8 years ago | 1144 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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Eyes in the Skies

by Various Presenters
Eyes in the Skies
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 757 views
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We are being watched. A bewildering array of sensors are remotely observing everything on earth, from crops in Africa to the car parked outside your house. Will these aerial observations help us to save the Earth, or is science beginning to see too f....

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Rotblat 00:37:00

Joseph Rotblat 1

by Joseph Rotblat
Joseph Rotblat 1
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 673 views
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The first part of an interview with a very remarkable man.

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Rotblat 2 00:40:00

Joseph Rotblat 2

by Joseph Rotblat
Joseph Rotblat 2
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 2018 views
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The second part of an interview with a very remarkable man.

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CapturFiles 00:28:00

Lindau – A Week With Nobel Laureates

by Various Presenters
Lindau – A Week With Nobel Laureates
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 8 years ago | 626 views
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Each year some thirty or more Nobel laureates come to Lindau to give lectures and interact with around 1000 young scientists from around the world. In any one year the focus is generally on one area eg chemistry, physics, medicine or economics. The i....

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Machines with Minds

by Various Presenters
Machines with Minds
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 775 views
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Real moving, interacting robots is one promising direction in artificial intelligence. But what about the original hope of matching human performance, and what has A.I. told us about the human brain? When science of artificial intelligence was launch....

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Risk – How good are we at assessing it?

by Various Presenters
Risk – How good are we at assessing it?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 583 views
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A presentation assessing and explaining risk without causing unjustified panic and a discussion on the role of science in risk assessment, prevention and communication.

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Science is Knowledge and Knowledge is Power

by Tony Benn
Science is Knowledge and Knowledge is Power
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 633 views
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In a lively and entertaining interview, former UK Minister for Science Tony Benn discusses the interaction between scientists and politicians in an interview with Sir Harry Kroto. Benn, having spent a life-time as a leading politician closely associa....

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Science, A Round Peg In A Square World

by Harry Kroto
Science, A Round Peg In A Square World
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 913 views
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This lecture was presented at the Royal Society for the 2002 Faraday Award for public appreciation of science. It covers many topics from a walk through chemistry, the nature of truth and debate, the importance of education at a young age, and the va....

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Soldering

by Jonathan Hare
Soldering
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 8 years ago | 738 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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