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Creativity Sans Frontieres 00:29:00

Créativité Sans Frontières

by Harold Kroto
Créativité Sans Frontières
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 631 views
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Children are not the only ones who instinctively appreciate the elegant beauty of highly symmetric structures such as the soccer ball and “play” with them. Artists, architects, scientists, mathematicians and engineers are also fascinated by elega....

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Cultural Values of Scientific Knowledge Lindau-Nobel Werner Arber 2013 00:38:00

Cultural Values of Scientific Knowledge

by Werner Arber
Cultural Values of Scientific Knowledge
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 504 views
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The acquisition of scientific knowledge largely depends on the availability of appropriate research approaches and methodologies.  Novel scientific knowledge represents cultural values.  On the one hand, it enriches our world-view with impacts on o....

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Four Horsemen of the 21st Century Apocalypse Lindau-Nobel Harry Kroto 2013 00:32:00

Four Horsemen of the 21st Century Apocalypse

by Harry Kroto
Four Horsemen of the 21st Century Apocalypse
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 527 views
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The ‘Common Sense’ that is needed to survive does not necessarily provide correct answers to the way the Universe works.  Science is actually not that old, it really only started in about the 16th Century and was a byproduct of ‘The Enlightenm....

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How Advances in Science are Made Lindau-Nobel Douglas Osheroff Physics 2012 00:28:00

How Advances in Science are Made

by Douglas Osheroff
How Advances in Science are Made
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 483 views
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How advances in science are made, and how they may come to benefit mankind at large are complex issues.  The discoveries that most influence the way we think about nature seldom can be anticipated, and frequently the applications for new technologie....

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Science - lost in translation 00:35:00

Science – Lost in Translation?

by Harold Kroto
Science – Lost in Translation?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 2 years ago | 582 views
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This presentation explores the way in which the ideas and advances of people like Copernicus, Galileo and Kepler to Newton and Leibniz laid the foundations of Science.  The Enlightenment was a byproduct of this philosophical breakthrough and right f....

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The Energy and Climate Change Challenges and Opportunities Lindau-Nobel Steve Chu Physics 2013 00:41:00

The Energy and Climate Change Challenges and Opportunities

by Steve Chu
The Energy and Climate Change Challenges and Opportunities
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 479 views
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Science and technology has profoundly transformed the world.  After giving a few historical examples, beginning with the industrial revolution, I will discuss the challenges, opportunities and necessity for the world to transition to a sustainable e....

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