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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 | 1206 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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Gross 00:06:00

Abolishing Time?

by David Gross
Abolishing Time?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1202 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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Muller 00:06:00

Alexander Müller

by Alexander Mller
Alexander Müller
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1594 views
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K. Alexander Müller shared the Nobel Prize for Physics with J. Georg Bednorz in 1987 'for their important break-through in the discovery of superconductivity in ceramic materials'. At the age of 9 Mller was given a radio (a single vacuum tube receiv....

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antimatter 00:29:00

Antimatter

by Various Presenters
Antimatter
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1283 views
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What is antimatter? What does it tell us about the structure of our universe? Can we ever detect it?

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askFSU 1 00:11:00

askFSU 1 : speed of light, tachyons, solar sails, and black holes

by Jeff Owens
askFSU 1 : speed of light, tachyons, solar sails, and black holes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 0 views
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Joining Philip Schlenoff is Dr. Jeff Owens, from the Physics department at Florida State University, to answer some physics and astrophysics-related questions!

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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 | 1104 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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centre-of-mass 00:08:00

Centre of mass

by Joe Wolfe
Centre of mass
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 868 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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Centripetal force 00:06:00

Centripetal force – how do we measure it?

by Colin Byfleet
Centripetal force – how do we measure it?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 6561 views
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A short video showing a simple classroom method of checking the way in which this force is related to mass, speed and radius.

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circular-motion 00:08:00

Circular motion

by Joe Wolfe
Circular motion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1239 views
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Uniform circular motion: angular displacement and velocity are introduced and centripetal acceleration is determined.

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Ferguson 00:12:00

Color Theory

by Sarah Ferguson
Color Theory
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 883 views
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For my project I am giving a brief history of color theory with emphasis on how science and color theory have interacted. I focus on aspects like primary colors, how color is perceived, and the artists who were at the forefront of color and design. I....

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Communicating with light 01:04:00

Communicating with light

by Polina Bayvel
Communicating with light
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 622 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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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 | 3916 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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Kings- Acoustics 00:06:00

Concert Hall Acoustics

by Various Presenters
Concert Hall Acoustics
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1111 views
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Physics' students Rosie & Carine explain the physics behind concert hall acoustics.

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Giacconi 00:13:00

Cosmic X-ray sources

by Riccardo Giacconi
Cosmic X-ray sources
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 5549 views
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Riccardo Giacconi , USA was awarded half of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2002 for 'for pioneering contributions to astrophysics, which have led to the discovery of cosmic X-ray sources.

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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 | 1089 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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Edo 00:07:00

Diffraction and Fourier Transforms

by Tega Edo
Diffraction and Fourier Transforms
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1099 views
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How we are affected by the very widespread manifesations of diffraction.

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Murrell ice 00:02:00

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 | 2102 views
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Murrell electrical conduction 00:02:00

Electrical Conduction

by John Murrell
Electrical Conduction
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 901 views
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energy-and-power 00:10:00

Energy and power

by Joe Wolfe
Energy and power
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 795 views
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The total work done on an object equals the increase in its kinetic energy. For conservative forces, we can define potential energy.

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Hall J 00:06:00

Fibre and Sunlight

by John Hall
Fibre and Sunlight
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 867 views
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Fine tuning the frequencies of light gave John Hall a Nobel Prize, and helped transform the fields of precision measurement and information transmission. Iris Choi and Andrei Ghicov are young scientists excited by the ways physics can change our worl....

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Murrell elasticity 00:05:00

Flexibility, Elasticity, Heat Conduction

by John Murrell
Flexibility, Elasticity, Heat Conduction
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1281 views
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geometrical-optics 00:11:00

Geometrical optics

by Joe Wolfe
Geometrical optics
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 960 views
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On scales much bigger than the wavelength, rays explain the behaviour of interfaces, mirrors, lenses, optical instruments, including telescopes and microscopes.

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Centripetal exp 00:14:00

Going round in circles – how do we do it?

by Colin Byfleet
Going round in circles – how do we do it?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1090 views
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A presentation showing both the ideas about centripetal force and a simple classroom method of checking the way in which this force is related to mass, speed and radius.

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Graphene

by José Luis Lado
Graphene
for 14-19 and upwards,
Arts presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 2743 views
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A magnetic tunnel junction is a device with two magnets separated by a very thin non-magnetic barrier. The two magnets can be aligned parallel or antiparallel. The electrical resistance of this devices depends on the alignment. This video illustrates....

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gravitation 00:12:00

Gravity

by Joe Wolfe
Gravity
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 916 views
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The inverse square law explains planetary motion - and apples falling. Newton's law, measuring G, calculating orbits.

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Murrell hardness 00:01:00

Hardness

by John Murrell
Hardness
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 973 views
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Murrell heat conduction 00:04:00

Heat Conduction

by John Murrell
Heat Conduction
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 985 views
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FSU Mount 00:06:00

High Precision Atomic Mass Measurements

by Brianna Mount
High Precision Atomic Mass Measurements
for 14-19 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 947 views
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The best in the world!

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atom-cesium-atoms 00:17:00

How can we see atoms ?

by John Rodenburg
How can we see atoms ?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 764 views
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Seeing atoms using electons rather than lenses

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Lucas 00:57:00

How X-rays cracked the structure of DNA

by Amand Lucas
How X-rays cracked the structure of DNA
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 932 views
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An elegantly simple optical diffraction demonstration with an inexpensive laser pointer is used to show the way in which x-rays can reveal the structure of crystals, and in particular, the double helix structure of DNA.

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human-sound 00:11:00

Human Sound

by Joe Wolfe
Human Sound
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1388 views
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Sound is produced in the larynx; filtering it in the vocal tract produces formants and phonemes. The acoustics, mechanics and some neurobiology of hearing. Pitch perception.

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0000-magnet_01 (1).jpg 00:29:00

hyperfine interactions

by Stefaan Cottenier
hyperfine interactions
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1869 views
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30-minute lecture about the physics of hyperfine interactions, and about how to calculate hyperfine interactions by the WIEN2k DFT code

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Bryan 00:06:00

Improving your Memory

by Matthew Bryan
Improving your Memory
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 694 views
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Looking at how hard disk drives can be improvedn

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interference-and-consonance 00:08:00

Interference and consonance

by Joe Wolfe
Interference and consonance
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1045 views
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Superposing waves with different frequencies gives beats and Tartini tones. Removing beats gives consonance. Tuning consonances gives temperament.

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Isaac Newton 00:18:00

Isaac Newton and Gravitation

by Colin Byfleet
Isaac Newton and Gravitation
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 2113 views
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A look at what was known when Newton started to develop his theory of gravitation and how he used these ideas and data to make his great forward step

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Giaever 00:15:00

Ivar Giaever

by Ivar Giaver
Ivar Giaever
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1209 views
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Ivar Giaever won the Nobel Prize in 1973 for his investigations of tunneling in semiconductors and superconductors. Giaever worked on metal thin films and tunneling and took a Solid State physics course. Although he knew nothing about Superconductivi....

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Sharman 00:29:00

Life in Space

by Helen Sharman
Life in Space
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 936 views
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Helen Sharman, the UK's first astronaut, gives a vibrant account of her personal experience of life in space using models and film to illustrate the key scientific concepts involved in spaceflight. Among other things she discusses the way Newton's Th....

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Golla 00:05:00

Light

by Shalini Golla
Light
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 866 views
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Shalini Golla presents on the science behind light.

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Hare light-sound 00:05:00

Light Beam

by Jonathan Hare
Light Beam
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 930 views
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Light is reflected off a flexible shiny surface fixed to the end of a plastic tube. When one speaks into the tubes sound vibrations pass down the tube and make the surface vibrate. The reflected light is therefore sent off from the surface in a con....

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Hare - Longboard 4 00:08:00

Longboard data analysis

by Jonathan Hare
Longboard data analysis
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1162 views
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Using a data-logger to analyse the performance of a longboard.

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Hare - Longboard 2 00:04:00

Longboard physics

by Jonathan Hare
Longboard physics
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 6052 views
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A few (surprising?) thoughts on how the wheels on a longboard or skateboard actually move.

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Pruitt 00:09:00

Magnetism and Electricity

by Jean Pruitt
Magnetism and Electricity
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 802 views
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This presentation reviews how magnets work and their uses in the world today. It also explains how magnets and electricity are related and what future inventions could come from using magnets.

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Murrell temperature 2 4min 00:10:00

Measuring Temperature

by John Murrell
Measuring Temperature
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 933 views
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Speed of Electricity 00:05:00

Measuring the speed of pulses

by Colin Byfleet
Measuring the speed of pulses
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1477 views
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A short clip showing the experimental measurement of the speed of electrical pulses in a cable - a large fraction of the speed of light.

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Speed of Sound i 00:09:00

Measuring the speed of sound

by Colin Byfleet
Measuring the speed of sound
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 9775 views
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A presentation showing how to measure the speed of sound over a short distance on a laboratory table.

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Dresselhaus2 00:02:00

Millie Dresselhaus

by Millie Dresselhaus
Millie Dresselhaus
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 936 views
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Mildred Dresselhaus was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in a poor section of the Bronx. She was a Fullbright Fellow at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge University (UK) in 1951-52 and obtained a PhD at the University of Chicago in 1958. Mill....

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CapturFiles_15 00:29:00

Mobile Phones – Safe?

by Various Presenters
Mobile Phones – Safe?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 850 views
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A presentation discussing the science of mobile phones and associated radiation. Are mobile phones safe?

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momentum 00:10:00

Momentum

by Joe Wolfe
Momentum
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 811 views
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p=mv. If external forces are zero, momentum is conserved. In collisions, energy may be conserved (elastic) or not (inelastic).

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