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Celebration of Harry Kroto’s Life

by Steve Acquah
Celebration of Harry Kroto’s Life
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 2 years ago | 2714 views
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Video by Hugh Fox

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How do we keep things 00:16:00

How do we keep things from deteriorating?

by Norman Billingham
How do we keep things from deteriorating?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 825 views
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Norman Billingham talks to Jonathan Hare about the science and ethics of preservation and conservation.

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How I am inspired 00:10:00

How I am inspired by science

by Jess Higgins
How I am inspired by science
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 844 views
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Jess describes her route into Chemistry

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Buckyball 00:01:00

Buckyball Workshop with Harry Kroto with balanced Buckyballs

by Harry Kroto
Buckyball Workshop with Harry Kroto with balanced Buckyballs
for All ages,
Workshops | All ages | 4 years ago | 1222 views
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Children's Buckyball Workshop in San Luis Potosi Mexico with Harry Kroto organised by Humberto and Mauricio Terrones. This group started a trend balancing Buckyballs on their heads. I hope the music background is acceptable as no one is making money ....

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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 | 4 years ago | 804 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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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 | 4 years ago | 912 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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Our youngest scientist 00:01:00

Our youngest scientist

by Lukas Kondinski
Our youngest scientist
for All ages,
Teaching modules | All ages | 4 years ago | 2681 views
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At 2 years and 8 months Lukas is more adept than many students!

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Where am I from 00:31:00

Where am I From? Where Are You Going?

by Ryoji Noyori
Where am I From? Where Are You Going?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 658 views
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Scientific research is a never-ending 'journey of knowledge'. There is more meaning in experiencing various encounters and making a good journey itself than reaching the destination. Basic science has eternal cultural value; it has served to heighten....

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Tackling 01:31:00

Tackling the great challenges of the 21st century

by Various Presenters
Tackling the great challenges of the 21st century
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 858 views
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Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society and Lord Stern, President of the British Academy, discussed the new opportunities – and need – for collaboration between the traditional academic disciplines to respond to the big issues of our time,....

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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 | 14248 views
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A brief explanation on the best way to test the validity of your hypothesis

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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 | 1551 views
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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 | 5 years ago | 4988 views
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An small review of science history

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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 | 5 years ago | 1030 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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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 | 667 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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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 | 655 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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(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 | 997 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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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 | 1028 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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Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative 00:03:00

Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative

by Various Presenters
Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1260 views
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A series of videos of Nobel Laureates speaking on everything from their childhoods and careers advice to communicating research

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GEOSET Promo

by Steve Acquah
GEOSET Promo
for All ages,
Arts presentations | All ages | 6 years ago | 1896 views
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Promo for GEOSET

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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 | 827 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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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 | 1796 views
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Part 5, Final, Harry Kroto's lecture series: 5 Days of Opening Minds

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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 | 2158 views
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Part 2 of Harry's '5 Days of Opening Minds' series.

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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 | 1098 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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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 | 1240 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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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 | 1329 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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Yokohama study 00:15:00

Think, Study and Take Action

by Yuji Harashima
Think, Study and Take Action
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 6028 views
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YSFH Educational Research Association (ERA) is established by students who would like to make better our studying and research about "Studying toward our own interests." At present we are trying to realize this in YSFH. In this presentation we tal....

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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 | 1045 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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RS Various 3 01:14:00

About Time

by Various Presenters
About Time
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1461 views
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'If you knew Time as well as I do,’ the Mad Hatter says to Alice, ‘you wouldn’t talk about wasting it. It’s him.’ In this event, three writers well-acquainted with time discuss how it (or he) both controls and captivates us.  Dame Gillian ....

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RS Various 1 01:27:00

Neuroscience of emotion

by Various Presenters
Neuroscience of emotion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1362 views
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Panel discussion involving Professor David Freedberg, Dr Daniela Schiller, Ian McEwan and chaired by Professor Ray Dolan FRS, as 2011.  Does emotion serve a particular function? How important is emotion in artistic expression? How do we study emotio....

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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 | 1082 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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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 | 808 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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Buckyball 00:03:00

Buckyball workshop

by Harry Kroto
Buckyball workshop
for 11-14 and upwardsAll ages,
Workshops | 11-14 and upwardsAll ages | 6 years ago | 1703 views
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Professor Sir Harry Kroto shows local schoolchildren in Sheffield how to build a buckyball

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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 | 6412 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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ursula pic_l 00:06:00

The Ursula Project

by Various Presenters
The Ursula Project
for 14-19 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1082 views
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A very inter-disciplinary approach to studying urban rivers.

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Wobbly - various 00:36:00

Wobbly bridges, inkjets and microbubbles

by Various Presenters
Wobbly bridges, inkjets and microbubbles
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1196 views
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A panel of 3 academics answer questions from school-children about their lives and research

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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 | 1136 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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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 | 1283 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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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 | 1252 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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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 | 875 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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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 | 1048 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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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 | 1273 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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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 | 1253 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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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 | 982 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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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 | 985 views
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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 | 978 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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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 | 960 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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Djerrassi 01:16:00

Washing dirty lab coats on the page and the stage

by Carl Djerassi
Washing dirty lab coats on the page and the stage
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1000 views
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The drive to publish first, even the order of the authors and the choice of the journal; the collegiality and the brutal competition; grantsmanship; the still existing glass ceiling for women; Schadenfreude, even Nobel lust - these are the soul and b....

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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 | 1082 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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