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Robinson C 01:01:00

Finding the right balance: from rare gases to ribosomes

by Carol Robinson
Finding the right balance: from rare gases to ribosomes
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 895 views
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In this lecture Carol discusses the developments in accurately weighing atoms and molecules, from the earliest experiments used to examine gases through to the analysis of organic chemicals. She describes how she and other researchers developed innov....

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RS Amos 01:00:00

How new science is transforming the optical microscope

by Brad Amos
How new science is transforming the optical microscope
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 818 views
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There are two rules for making an optical microscope; the lenses must be small, since defects of colour and focus increase with lens size, and the lenses must capture light from the object over as wide an angle as possible to record fine detail. This....

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Darton 01:12:00

Measuring our future: the role of sustainability metrics

by Richard Darton
Measuring our future: the role of sustainability metrics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 850 views
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The need to move towards a more sustainable way of life is now widely accepted, but deciding how to bring about this sustainable future world raises the question of measurement. This lecture explores the idea of Sustainability Metrics, and shows how ....

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