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(Re)Inventing science publishing: 01:11:00

(Re)Inventing science publishing: the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society

by Various
(Re)Inventing science publishing: the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 926 views
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Philosophical TransactionsÊis the worldÕs first and oldest scientific journal. Still published by the Royal Society, it is about to mark its 350th anniversary, and was instrumental in establishing many forms and facets of modern scholarly publishin....

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Fortey 01:01:00

A natural history of scientists

by Richard Fortey
A natural history of scientists
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1210 views
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For most of his life, Richard Fortey, has worked with collections in London's Natural History Museum, so curation has become a kind of unbreakable habit for him. In his Michael Faraday Prize lecture he will present another collection: his own persona....

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a random walk 00:35:00

A Random Walk in Science

by Steven Chu
A Random Walk in Science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 843 views
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I will discuss my random walk in science, from my graduate student on postdoctoral years testing the Weinberg-Salam-Glashow theory of electro-weak forces, and then to energy transfer in condensed matter systems, the spectroscopy of positronium, laser....

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Kroto 00:59:00

An audience with Professor Sir Harry Kroto

by Harry Kroto
An audience with Professor Sir Harry Kroto
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 6 years ago | 6338 views
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Staff and students at the University of Sheffield ask the Nobel Prizewinner about his life, work and science

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Acquah Woodville 00:02:00

Ask Steve – Questions from Woodville Elementary, FL

by Steve Acquah
Ask Steve – Questions from Woodville Elementary, FL
for 5-7 year olds,
Lectures | 5-7 year olds | 10 years ago | 1350 views
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Steve answers questions about the brightness of stars.

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Heilbron 00:55:00

Benjamin Franklin in Europe: electrician, academician etc.

by John Heilbron
Benjamin Franklin in Europe: electrician, academician etc.
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1179 views
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Benjamin Franklin, American patriot and natural philosopher, was born 300 years ago. Apart from a brief stay in England as a young man, he spent the first fifty years of his life transforming himself from a nobody into the leading citizen of Philadel....

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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 | 10 years ago | 1463 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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RSC Hassall 01:13:00

Bringing Science to the Olympics

by David Hassall
Bringing Science to the Olympics
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1257 views
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Dr David Hassall, Director of Inhaled Sciences at Glaxo Smith Klein, gives a talk on how the provision of services presents a once-in-a lifetime opportunity for GSK to use its science expertise and make a material contribution to London 2012.

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Kroto Iceland 00:46:00

BuckyBall Workshop to Iceland

by Harry Kroto
BuckyBall Workshop to Iceland
for 11-14 and upwards,
LecturesWorkshops | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1261 views
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An Internet Buckyball workshop to 80 young children in Iceland which worked extremely well. It was the first test of the FSU Internet GEO project.

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Canoeing - L-N - Agre - Chem 2009 00:28:00

Canoeing in the Arctic, a Scientist’s Perspective

by Peter Agre
Canoeing in the Arctic, a Scientist’s Perspective
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 917 views
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As scientists, our livelihoods are supported by teaching and research, but we also have the opportunity to make observations beyond our usual confines and share these with non-scientific citizens. Growing up in my native state of Minnesota, I have al....

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Griffin 00:56:00

Continuing the voyages of the Endeavour

by Mike Griffin
Continuing the voyages of the Endeavour
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 970 views
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NASA Administrator Mike Griffin's address applies certain lessons learned from one of the Royal Society's greatest explorers to the endeavours NASA is carrying out today in exploring the planets, moons, asteroids, and comets of our solar system and o....

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Discovery 00:16:00

Discovery and Creativity

by Harry Kroto
Discovery and Creativity
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 989 views
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Discovery of atoms and molecules in interstellar space using spectroscopy and how it expands our ideas of our Earth's make-up.  Discovery of carbon-60 and creative ideas for the future.

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Discovery of C-60

by Harry Kroto
Discovery of C-60
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 11 years ago | 975 views
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The experiments in 1985 that uncovered the existence of C-60

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Francis Crick: anti-vitalist activist 00:54:00

Francis Crick: anti-vitalist activist

by Christine Aicardi
Francis Crick: anti-vitalist activist
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 602 views
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In the course of his scientific career, Francis Crick changed research fields several times. In almost 30 years at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, he worked on protein crystallography, molecular genetics, developmental cell biol....

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Harry Kroto: The Goo-You-Wiki World

by Harry Kroto
Harry Kroto: The Goo-You-Wiki World
for 14-19 and upwards18-22 and upwards22 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1459 views
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Harry Kroto’s 5 Days of Opening Minds – Lecture 2

by Harry Kroto
Harry Kroto’s 5 Days of Opening Minds – Lecture 2
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 6 years ago | 2096 views
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Part 2 of Harry's '5 Days of Opening Minds' series.

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Harry Kroto’s 5 Days of Opening Minds – Lecture 5

by Harry Kroto
Harry Kroto’s 5 Days of Opening Minds – Lecture 5
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 6 years ago | 1722 views
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Part 5, Final, Harry Kroto's lecture series: 5 Days of Opening Minds

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Baker 00:13:00

How to film the Earth from space

by Alex Baker
How to film the Earth from space
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 8 years ago | 1196 views
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Two University of Sheffield students have recorded a video of the Earth from the edge of space, using homemade equipment and on a shoestring budget.

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Ideas come from many 00:35:00

Ideas Come from Many Places

by Oliver Smithies
Ideas Come from Many Places
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 753 views
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Come share with me the memories of where ideas have come from during my life - from childhood to old age. You may find it helpful in encouraging your own brains to come up with new ideas. They won't all be useful - as I have found in this case of min....

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Is science magic? 00:49:00

Is Science Magic?

by Tony Ryan
Is Science Magic?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 967 views
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How does the reality of science reflect its portrayal in films, TV and other popular media?

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Sardar 01:15:00

Islam and science: beyond the troubled relationship

by Ziauddin Sardar
Islam and science: beyond the troubled relationship
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1018 views
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The basic sources of Islam - the Qur'an and the traditions of the Prophet Muhammad - place a great deal of importance on science. So, theoretically, the relationship between Islam and science is both close and very deep. It was this relationship that....

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Klemperer 00:05:00

Kroto conducts Klemperer, K80

by Harry Kroto
Kroto conducts Klemperer, K80
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 11 years ago | 1583 views
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An 80th birthday presentation to Bill Klemperer at Harvard

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maps 00:03:00

Maps

by Harry Kroto
Maps
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 2913 views
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A brief introduction to getting over the problems of representing a sphere on a flat sheet.

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Global Educ 2009 00:07:00

Mediasite global outreach competition winner – 2009

by Steve Acquah
Mediasite global outreach competition winner – 2009
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1056 views
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Steve's winning presentation in the Mediasite Global Outreach Challenge 2009

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45 rule 00:01:00

My 4/5 Rule for Reliability of a Hypothesis

by Harry Kroto
My 4/5 Rule for Reliability of a Hypothesis
for 14-18 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-18 and upwards | 4 years ago | 13784 views
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A brief explanation on the best way to test the validity of your hypothesis

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My Sister Rosalind Franklin 00:51:00

My sister Rosalind Franklin

by Jenifer Glynn
My sister Rosalind Franklin
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 748 views
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Jenifer Glynn discusses her bookÊMy Sister Rosalind Franklin. With the help of family letters and memories, the book puts Rosalind Franklin's DNA work in the context of her other achievements, and Rosalind herself in the context of her family.

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RSC Colquhoun 01:00:00

Our Light Materials

by Howard Colquhoun
Our Light Materials
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1183 views
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In the 21st century, even the toughest of metals are now being replaced by synthetic carbon-based materials that are so strong, light, and resistant to high temperatures that they can be used in the construction of high-performance aircraft.  How....

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Obama 00:55:00

President Obama’s speech to the National Academy of Sciences, April 28 2009

by Barack Obama
President Obama’s speech to the National Academy of Sciences, April 28 2009
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 870 views
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President Obama commits the USA to a research and development sector of above 3% of GNP. This will double much of the current spending for many agencies.

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du Sautoy 2 01:03:00

Proof-reading: Telling stories with numbers and words

by Marcus du Sautoy
Proof-reading: Telling stories with numbers and words
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 9 years ago | 900 views
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How does doing mathematics and writing stories compare? What role is mathematics playing when it is used in literature? Are stories important to understanding mathematics? Do writers have eureka moments? Marcus du Sautoy and Mark Haddon discuss the f....

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Varmus 00:30:00

Restoring Science to its Rightful Place

by Harold Varmus
Restoring Science to its Rightful Place
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 913 views
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They were the words that scientists everywhere wanted to hear and President Obama couldn't have been clearer, promising to 'restore science to its rightful place'.

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Reviewing science - Harry Kroto - UPV 00:09:00

Reviewing science history

by Harold Kroto
Reviewing science history
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 4920 views
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An small review of science history

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Krebs 01:12:00

Risk: food, fact and fantasy

by John Krebs
Risk: food, fact and fantasy
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 912 views
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We all take risks, but most of the time we don't notice it. Eating, like everything else in life, isn't risk free. Is that next mouthful pure pleasure or will it give you food poisoning? Will it clog up your arteries as well as filling your stomach?

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Martinovic - Rudjer_Boskovic 01:00:00

Ruder Boscovic, the eighteenth-century polymath

by Ivica Martinovic
Ruder Boscovic, the eighteenth-century polymath
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 6 years ago | 1211 views
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Roger Boscovich (1711-1787) was a true polymath, making original contributions in science, technology and the humanities. He was born in Dubrovnik but spent much of his working life in Rome, at the Collegium Romanum. This lecture will introduce his l....

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RSC Cadogan 00:45:00

Science Advice and Policy Making

by John Cadogan
Science Advice and Policy Making
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1034 views
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Professor Sir John Cadogan was awarded the RSC Lord Lewis Prize 2010 in recognition of his distinguished research in organic chemistry and his wide-ranging, distinctive and significant contributions in industry and public service.

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RS Bowler 00:41:00

Science for all: popular science in the age of radio

by Peter Bowler
Science for all: popular science in the age of radio
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 986 views
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How do you get ordinary people to take an interest in science? This was already becoming a problem for the scientific community in the early twntieth century.  But rather than letting outsiders do the job, the scientists took an active role.  They ....

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Sci 21st C 00:59:00

Science in the 21st Century

by Harry Kroto
Science in the 21st Century
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1009 views
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Harry Kroto talks to undergraduate scientists at FSU about his ideas for the future of science in the 21st century.

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CapturFiles_14 00:40:00

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 | 10 years ago | 1227 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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Wolpert L 2 00:57:00

Science, belief and the unbelievable

by Lewis Wolpert
Science, belief and the unbelievable
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 918 views
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Bragg2 01:00:00

Seeing Further – The Story of Science and the Royal Society

by Melvyn Bragg
Seeing Further – The Story of Science and the Royal Society
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 984 views
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The Story of Science and the Royal Society - a panel discussion chaired by Melvyn Bragg. The panel is made up of Bill Bryson, Maggie Gee, Richard Holmes and Ian Stewart FRS.

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RS Aldersey-Williams 01:00:00

Shakespeare the metallurgist, Eliot the spectroscopist: the cultural journey of the chemical elements

by Hugh Aldersley-Williams
Shakespeare the metallurgist, Eliot the spectroscopist: the cultural journey of the chemical elements
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1077 views
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From the moment of their discovery, each of the chemical elements has embarked on a journey into our culture. Over millennia and decades, they have gained meaning through encounter and manipulation. Those long known, such as gold, silver, iron and su....

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Hare soldering 00:02:00

Soldering

by Jonathan Hare
Soldering
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 10 years ago | 1020 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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art science 00:07:00

The Art of Science

by Steve Acquah
The Art of Science
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 11 years ago | 1073 views
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A look at the relationship between art and science with the emphasis on carbon nanotubes and protein fibres. Transmission and scanning electron microscopes.

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Al-Khalili 01:00:00

The House of Wisdom and the legacy of Arabic Science

by Jim Al-Khalili
The House of Wisdom and the legacy of Arabic Science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 2014 views
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In a way that never took place with early Christianity, the spread of Islam heralded a remarkable period of scientific advances, particularly during the golden age of the Abbasids of Baghdad between the 8th and 11th centuries AD.

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The importance of science: an outsider's perspective 01:02:00

The importance of science: an outsider’s perspective

by Bill Bryson
The importance of science: an outsider’s perspective
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 619 views
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Award-winning author Bill Bryson speaks to Professor Jim Al-Khalili about his personal experiences and perspectives on science, from childhood and his school years, through to writing the highly successful 'A Short History of Nearly Everything' and e....

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Levy 00:45:00

The nature of collective intelligence

by Pierre Levy
The nature of collective intelligence
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 824 views
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Digital data stem from our own personal and social cognitive processes and thus express them in one way or another. But we still don?t have any scientific tools to make sense of the data flows produced by online creative conversations at the scale of....

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RS Rousseau 00:58:00

The Notorious Sir John Hill: Georgian Celebrity Science and Attacks on the Royal Society

by George Rousseau
The Notorious Sir John Hill: Georgian Celebrity Science and Attacks on the Royal Society
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1020 views
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No man in Georgian England ever attacked the Royal Society more savagely than Sir John Hill (1714-1775), and no one in his era was more notorious for public scandal. This talk sketches Hill's multi-faceted life and assesses his attacks on the Royal S....

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Edgerton2_edited-1 01:00:00

The social function of history: policy, history and twentieth-century science

by David Edgerton
The social function of history: policy, history and twentieth-century science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 929 views
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Historians bring to thinking about science policy a very particular understanding which should be central to policy: historians are trained to know in their bones that the future is unknown and to understand the power of the cheap futurism which char....

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RS Cable 01:26:00

UK research: building bridges, building prosperity

by Vince Cable
UK research: building bridges, building prosperity
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 760 views
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World leading in quality and impact, UK research is helping us to identify new sources of energy for a more sustainable future and to seek cures for deadly and delibitating diseases.  New and profound insights allow us to unearth the secrets of our ....

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