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Tanvir 00:08:00

A flash from the early Universe

by Nial Tanvir
A flash from the early Universe
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 875 views
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Light from a star that exploded 13 billion years ago has reached Earth, setting a new record for the most distant astronomical object yet observed. The characteristics of the explosion show that massive stars were already forming only 630 million yea....

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Jones 1 00:07:00

Antikythera Mechanism Part 1

by Alexander Jones
Antikythera Mechanism Part 1
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 959 views
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New interpretations of the Antikythera Mechanism reveal that it could be used to predict eclipses, and that it had a dial recording the dates of the ancient Olympiads. The 2,000-year-old box of intricate gearwork provides a glimpse of the engineering....

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Jones 2 00:08:00

Antikythera Mechanism Part 2

by Alexander Jones
Antikythera Mechanism Part 2
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 8 years ago | 915 views
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New interpretations of the Antikythera Mechanism reveal that it could be used to predict eclipses, and that it had a dial recording the dates of the ancient Olympiads. The 2,000-year-old box of intricate gearwork provides a glimpse of the engineering....

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Black Holes 00:07:00

Black Holes

by Angela Luo
Black Holes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 731 views
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A very interesting survey of the current knowledge of these strange beasts.

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RS Wulf 00:47:00

Chasing Venus: the race to measure the heavens

by Andrea Wulf
Chasing Venus: the race to measure the heavens
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 875 views
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New York Times Best Selling and award-winning author Andrea Wulf tells the extraordinary story of the first global scientific collaboration set amid warring armies, hurricanes, scientific endeavour and personal tragedy. On 6 June 1761 and 3 June 1769....

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Cosmic microwave 00:31:00

Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation and its Role in Cosmology

by Robert Wilson
Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation and its Role in Cosmology
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 2 years ago | 552 views
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In the first half of the 20th century other galaxies were recognized, their red shift measured and theories of the whole universe were developed. They included Big Bang and Steady State. Arno Penzias and I found the Cosmic Microwave Radiation (CMB) i....

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Dark Matter 00:05:00

Dark Matter

by Lucas Belz-Koelin
Dark Matter
for 11-14 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 2 years ago | 701 views
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A really good overview of Dark Matter - from an 11-year old! http://www.geoset.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Dark-Matter.pdf

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RS Dougherty 01:01:00

Discovery of a dynamic atmosphere at one of Saturn’s moons, Enceladus

by Michele Dougherty
Discovery of a dynamic atmosphere at one of Saturn’s moons, Enceladus
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1096 views
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In recent years, Enceladus, Saturn's sixth largest moon, has become a major attraction for scientists, with many believing it offers the best hope we have of discovering other life in our solar system. NASA's Cassini spacecraft has been orbiting Satu....

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Electronic spec 01:02:00

Electronic Spectroscopy and Franck Condon Factors

by Harry Kroto
Electronic Spectroscopy and Franck Condon Factors
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1649 views
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Electronic spectroscopy and Franck Condon factors. The discovery of the spectrum of H3+ in the laboratory and in the atmosphere of Jupiter. Interstellar chemistry: Ion molecule reactions in space, grain surface catalysed processes and reactions in ci....

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Galaxy Clusters 00:05:00

Galaxy Clusters

by Michelle Sun
Galaxy Clusters
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 754 views
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How these ultra-large objects indicate the presence of both dark matter and dark energy.

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gamma rtay 00:30:00

Gamma Ray Bursts: Windows on the Universe

by George Smoot
Gamma Ray Bursts: Windows on the Universe
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 2 years ago | 562 views
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Gamma-Ray Bursts are the most powerful explosions in the universe. They happen about once per day in the visible universe. Their fantastic engines pump out as much energy in a matter of seconds as all the stars in a galaxy do in a billion years. This....

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Gravitational Lensing 00:11:00

Gravitational lensing

by Hugo Westwood-Dunkley
Gravitational lensing
for 11-14 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 2 years ago | 639 views
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A young scientist's thoughts

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Gravitational waves 00:17:00

Gravitational waves and the early universe

by Mark Hindmarsh
Gravitational waves and the early universe
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 578 views
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Mark Hindmarch talks about our understanding of how we explain the immediate aftermath of the Big Bang.

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Gravitational Waves - James Pye - Kings Canterbury 00:05:00

Gravity Waves

by James Pye
Gravity Waves
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 1108 views
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Theory and evidence for gravity waves

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Zuber 00:10:00

Mega-impact on Mars

by Maria Zuber
Mega-impact on Mars
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 728 views
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Scientists have identified what could be the largest impact structure in the Solar System, created on Mars at about the same time as the Moon-forming impact on Earth.

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Milian 00:06:00

Neutron Star

by Steve Milian
Neutron Star
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 754 views
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Core-collapse supernovae and other things.

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KIng's - Olber's Paradox 00:02:00

Olber’s Paradox

by Various Presenters
Olber’s Paradox
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 1089 views
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Students explain why the sky is dark at night, despite there being many billions of bright stars.

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cami.dvi 00:59:00

Optical (Electronic) Spectra From Space

by Harry Kroto
Optical (Electronic) Spectra From Space
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 861 views
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Optical (electronic) spectra from space: comets. The detection of the pulsar in the Crab Nebula. The Three Degree Background. The detection by spectroscopy of the birth of stars.

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origin of elements 00:57:00

Origin of the Elements

by Harry Kroto
Origin of the Elements
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 719 views
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Origin of the elements and the formation of molecules in the interstellar medium: Big Bang synthesis, stellar synthesis of He and C and other elements, interstellar scattering, interstellar species such as carbon monoxide and more complex molecules.

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CapturFiles_12 00:57:00

Overview of the Universe

by Harry Kroto
Overview of the Universe
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1003 views
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An overview of the Universe and its component parts e.g. galaxies, stars, planets etc.

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Radio Ast 00:56:00

Radio Astronomy – Resolution Issues

by Harry Kroto
Radio Astronomy – Resolution Issues
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 800 views
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Radio astronomy - resolution issues. The detection of long carbon chain molecules by radio astronomy. The conjectures on the origin of the chains in space and their possible relationship with the Diffuse Interstellar Bands that initiated the experime....

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Bridle 01:00:00

Seeing the invisible: observing the dark side of the universe

by Sarah Bridle
Seeing the invisible: observing the dark side of the universe
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 790 views
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It seems that most of the universe is made up of mysterious ingredients which we cannot see directly. Dr Bridle describes in pictures 'gravitational lensing', the bending of light by gravity, which is predicted by Einstein's General Relativity. Dr Br....

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Pillinger meteorite moraine 01:00:00

Stones from the sky: A heaven-sent opportunity to talk about science

by Colin Pillinger
Stones from the sky: A heaven-sent opportunity to talk about science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 645 views
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Meteorites provide us with laboratory samples from distant bodies including asteroids, comets, the moon, Mars and even ancient stars. Witnesses to the extraordinary event when one is seen to fall from the sky, or anyone finding a sample on the ground....

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The Large - L-N - Gross - P 2008 00:40:00

The Beginning and Development of the Universe

by George Smoot
The Beginning and Development of the Universe
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 527 views
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By careful investigation of relic left on the cosmic scene we have very good evidence and constraints on what has occurred since the beginning of the Universe. This talk reviews the evidence including images and information from the very first light....

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