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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 | 1627 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 | 1297 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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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 | 1122 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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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 | 5562 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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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 | 2152 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 | 913 views
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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 | 1317 views
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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 | 989 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 | 1054 views
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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 | 942 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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Giaever 00:15:00

Ivar Giaever

by Ivar Giaver
Ivar Giaever
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1222 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 | 953 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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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 | 944 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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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 | 948 views
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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 | 951 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 | 867 views
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A presentation discussing the science of mobile phones and associated radiation. Are mobile phones safe?

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Collier 01:00:00

Nuclear Power Plant Safety – What’s the Problem?

by John Collier
Nuclear Power Plant Safety – What’s the Problem?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 832 views
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A significant proportion of our electricity is generated by thermonuclear reactions. The dangers attached to these processes and the radioactive products are well known and publicised. Much less well known are the measures taken to ensure that the hi....

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Hare piezo 00:03:00

Piezoelectricity

by Jonathan Hare
Piezoelectricity
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1317 views
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Some minerals such as quartz can produce electricity simply by squeezing or bending them - these are called piezoelectric crystals. Here is a simple and cheap demonstration you can do.

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Feynman 1 01:18:00

Richard Feynman – The Douglas Robb Memorial Lectures – Part 1

by Richard Feynman
Richard Feynman – The Douglas Robb Memorial Lectures – Part 1
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 2207 views
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A gentle lead-in to the subject, Feynman starts by discussing photons and their properties.

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Shears sizes2 00:04:00

Sizing Things Up

by Tara Shears
Sizing Things Up
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 821 views
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Dr Tara Shears explains that one of Science's greatest achievements is to have accurately measured everything from the width of the universe to the diameter of a quark. This film features an animated zoom in from the universe to the heart of a hydrog....

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Murrell sublimation 00:02:00

Some Materials Do Not Have Liquid Form

by John Murrell
Some Materials Do Not Have Liquid Form
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 831 views
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Richardson 00:15:00

Superfluidity in Helium 3 – Nobel Physics Prize 1996

by Various Presenters
Superfluidity in Helium 3 – Nobel Physics Prize 1996
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1068 views
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Together Osheroff and Richardson talk about their different scientific research backgrounds which leads a fascinating discussion on their joint work for the Noble Prize.

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Murrell Temperature and States 00:04:00

Temperature and States of Matter

by John Murrell
Temperature and States of Matter
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 6747 views
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A short video explaining how to measure temperature.

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Murrell temp scale 00:10:00

Temperature Scales

by John Murrell
Temperature Scales
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 869 views
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John Murrell explains scales and colour changes with temperature, boiling and melting,

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Cox 2 00:14:00

The Building Blocks of Matter

by Brian Cox
The Building Blocks of Matter
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 812 views
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The Large Hadron Collider at CERN is the biggest science experiment ever built. Scientists from all over the world are heading to CERN with the aim of recreating particles from the beginning of the universe. Dr Brian Cox takes us on a scientific jour....

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Hare geiger 00:02:00

The Geiger Counter

by Jonathan Hare
The Geiger Counter
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 955 views
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Although essentially a very simple device the Gieger Counter is an exquisitely sensitive detector of ionising radiation. It can detect a single particle. Here we demonstrate its use in detecting radiation from minerals and describe in simple terms ho....

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Shears anti 00:03:00

The Matter with AntiMatter

by Tara Shears
The Matter with AntiMatter
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 957 views
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If equal amounts of matter and anitmatter were created at the birth of the universe then why does our universe seem to be made almost entirely from matter? Dr Tara Shears tells us how this mystery could be explained by the Large Hadron Collider exper....

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Shears dark 00:03:00

The Mystery of the Missing Mass

by Tara Shears
The Mystery of the Missing Mass
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 842 views
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Dr Tara Shears explains why scientists are convinced that Dark Matter exists and how a new experiment called the Large Hadron Collider might finally tell us exactly what this mysterious missing mass is made of.

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Veltman 00:08:00

The Quest for The Higgs Particle

by Martinus Veltman
The Quest for The Higgs Particle
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 731 views
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A Breathtaking Journey into the Innermost Structure of our Universe.  Runner up: Best use of Animation and Best Short Documentary for the 2002 International Festival of Cinema and Technology.

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t-o-e 00:29:00

The Theory of Everything

by Various Presenters
The Theory of Everything
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 847 views
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Are we on the verge of that holy grail of science, a single theory that explains everything from planets to atomic particles, and if we ever get there, will it be the end, or the beginning of physics?  Physicists have theories covering everything fr....

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Murrell temp vol 00:01:00

Volume Changes with Temperature

by John Murrell
Volume Changes with Temperature
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 662 views
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CapturFiles_11 00:03:00

What is Matter? Solids, Liquids and Gases

by John Murrell
What is Matter? Solids, Liquids and Gases
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 7462 views
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Murrell ice float 00:01:00

Why Does Ice Float?

by John Murrell
Why Does Ice Float?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 3506 views
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