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A Century of Quantum Mechanics Lindau Nobel David Gross Physics 2012 00:33:00

A Century of Quantum Mechanics

by David Gross
A Century of Quantum Mechanics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1161 views
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In October 2011 we celebrated the centenary of the Solvay conferences that played a unique and important role in the development of twentieth century physics, most notably in the quantum revolution whose birth overlapped the initiation of these meeti....

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RSC Phillips 01:00:00

A Little Light Relief

by David Phillips
A Little Light Relief
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1195 views
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Light, particularly sunlight, is believed to be good for our health. Many ancient civilisations even attributed it with mystical healing powers.Renowned for his entertaining lectures, Professor David Phillips, President of the RSC, uses his expertise....

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A new kilogram 00:29:00

A New Kilogram in 2018: The Biggest Revolution in Metrology Since the French Revolution

by Klaus vonKlitzing
A New Kilogram in 2018: The Biggest Revolution in Metrology Since the French Revolution
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 770 views
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Metrology - the science of measurements - is responsible for the international uniformity and precision in standards. Today, the seven units for meter, kilogram, second, ampere, kelvin, mole, and candela of our international system of units (SI units....

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Bosanac 1 00:37:00

A Quantum Gas

by Slobodan Danko Bosanac
A Quantum Gas
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1157 views
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The quantum gas is an extreme state of an ensemble of atoms when their de Broglie wave length is of the same length as the size of the container. The ways of achieving this state are described and also how its temperature is defined.

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Abolishing Time?

by David Gross
Abolishing Time?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1190 views
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David Gross's Nobel Prize was for work on the 'strong' force which acts between quarks inside the atom. Now he works on string theory, hoping to understand how all the forces of nature could be united. He believes the next steps may involve throwing ....

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Cox 1 00:04:00

Big Bang – a tour of the Large Hadron Collider

by Brian Cox
Big Bang – a tour of the Large Hadron Collider
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1096 views
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Dr Brian Cox takes us on a tour of the Large Hadron Collider where the conditions moments after the Big Bang are to be recreated.

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Davies P Wormholes 00:59:00

Black holes, Wormholes and Time Travel

by Paul Davies
Black holes, Wormholes and Time Travel
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 3129 views
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The idea of time travel makes great science fiction, but can it really be achieved? Paul Davies, Visiting Professor of Physics at Imperial College, describes wormholes in space and other ways that might allow travel into the past or future.

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Busy, Busy – all day long we’re in a whirl

by Tim Richardson
Busy, Busy – all day long we’re in a whirl
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1132 views
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An unusual look at the effects that things rotating have on our everyday life.

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Cordero 00:05:00

Calculating Quantum Corrections to Collider Processes

by Fernando Cordero
Calculating Quantum Corrections to Collider Processes
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 882 views
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A review of High Energy Particle Theory and Phenomenology at FSU

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Centre of mass

by Joe Wolfe
Centre of mass
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 859 views
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In finite objects, the total external force equals the total mass times the acceleration of a point called the centre of mass.

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Circular motion

by Joe Wolfe
Circular motion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1227 views
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Uniform circular motion: angular displacement and velocity are introduced and centripetal acceleration is determined.

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From Millisecond - L-N - Bloembergen - P 2008 00:33:00

Cold Atomic Gases: the Intersection of Condensed Matter and Atomic Physics

by William Phillips
Cold Atomic Gases: the Intersection of Condensed Matter and Atomic Physics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 729 views
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During the past decade laser cooling and evaporative cooling of atoms have produced quantum degenerate gases both of bosons (Bose-Einstein condensates) and of fermions (gases with temperatures below the Fermi temperature). Such gases can provide ana....

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Communicating with light

by Polina Bayvel
Communicating with light
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 611 views
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Most of the data we generate and receive (whether emails, tweets, videos or mobile calls) are now carried by optical fibres, which use light to transmit vast quantities of information over trans-oceanic distances. The use of hundreds of wavelengths ....

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Physics of Communications 00:33:00

Communication on Earth, using Cables and Satellites

by Colin Byfleet
Communication on Earth, using Cables and Satellites
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1086 views
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A brief look at the Physics behind sending signals along cables and via geostationary satellites. An experiment to measure the speed of an electrical pulse in a cable is described and the Physics of the orbits of communcations satellites is develope....

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Space Probes 00:25:00

Communication with Space Probes and beyond

by Colin Byfleet
Communication with Space Probes and beyond
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 3874 views
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The main problems associated with communicating with distant space probes like Voyager 1 are investigated. The role played by diffraction in limiting the amount of power receivable on Earth is discussed. The further problems of reaching a nearby st....

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Controlling Photons in a Box and Exploring the Quantum to Classical Boundary Lindau-Nobel Serge Haroche Physics 2013 00:31:00

Controlling Photons in a Box and Exploring the Quantum to Classical Boundary

by Serge Haroche
Controlling Photons in a Box and Exploring the Quantum to Classical Boundary
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 881 views
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The founders of quantum theory assumed in 'thought experiments' that they were manipulating isolated quantum systems, obeying the counterintuitive laws which they had just discovered.  Technological advances have recently turned these virtual experi....

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Cosmic Rays: the Most Energetic Particles in the Universe Lindau-Nobel Physics 2010 James Cronin 00:37:00

Cosmic Rays: the Most Energetic Particles in the Universe

by James Cronin
Cosmic Rays: the Most Energetic Particles in the Universe
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 647 views
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Astrophysical objects are able to accelerate atomic nuclei to energies 10^7 times more than man made accelerators such as LHC. _Particles arrive at earth from space with energies as great as 50 joules, a macroscopic energy in a microscopic particle.....

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Creating Artificial Magnetic Fields to Act on Neutral Atoms Lindau-Nobel William Phillips Physics 2012.png 00:31:00

Creating Artificial Magnetic Fields to Act on Neutral Atoms

by William Phillips
Creating Artificial Magnetic Fields to Act on Neutral Atoms
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 819 views
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Cold, quantum degenerate gases of neutral atoms have proved to be useful in simulating the behavior of quantum systems like electrons in solids.  For example, cold atoms moving in optical lattices (periodic potentials created by interfering laser be....

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Dark Matter, Dark Energy

by George Smoot
Dark Matter, Dark Energy
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1060 views
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Smoot's Nobel Prize was awarded for his analysis of that whisper from the Big Bang, the cosmic microwave background radiation. Today he hopes CERN's data will again transform our understanding of the universe. Young scientists Bilge Demirkoz and Benj....

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Density Functional Theory: three non-technical explanations

by Stefaan Cottenier
Density Functional Theory: three non-technical explanations
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 781 views
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What do six brides have to do with Density-Functional Theory? Discover it in this lecture, in which the essential ideas behind DFT are explained in three different non-technical ways. After this practical lecture, you will be able to understand the m....

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Diffraction and Fourier Transforms

by Tega Edo
Diffraction and Fourier Transforms
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1091 views
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How we are affected by the very widespread manifesations of diffraction.

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Which Way - L-N - Josephson - P 2008 00:29:00

Discovery of Superconducting Tunneling

by Ivar Giaver
Discovery of Superconducting Tunneling
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 640 views
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I had the great fortune to receive a Nobel Prize in Physics for using electron tunneling to measure the energy gap in superconductors. In this talk I will recollect some of the events that led to this discovery and hopefully I will be able to convey....

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Discovery of the Higgs Particle

by Martinus Veltman
Discovery of the Higgs Particle
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 569 views
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Recently the Higgs particle has been discovered at CERN. This particle was theoretically predicted. The historical development of field theory, leading to this prediction will be discussed.

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Dry Ice and Wet Ice

by John Murrell
Dry Ice and Wet Ice
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 2052 views
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