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Hare buckey 00:08:00

Bucky Balls

by Jonathan Hare
Bucky Balls
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1338 views
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The Buckyball, or C-60 molecule was discovered by accident (in the lab) while trying to understand the chemistry between the stars in the Interstellar Medium ISM. The discovery led to the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1996. Here we look at the structur....

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C60 00:54:00

C-60, the Celestial Sphere that Fell to Earth

by Harry Kroto
C-60, the Celestial Sphere that Fell to Earth
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 779 views
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In 1985 an experiment, designed to unravel the carbon chemistry in Red Giant Stars, revealed the existence of C-60 Buckminsterfullerene (the third allotropic form of carbon). The story of the discovery and the way its symmetry relates to the natural ....

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Hare Nanotubes 00:04:00

C60 and Nanotubes

by Jonathan Hare
C60 and Nanotubes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1122 views
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Jonathan shows how a sheet of graphite (hexagons) can be modified to make closed cages and tubes.  In real life the smallest of these tubes are only 1/100,000,000 meter in diameter - a nanometer (nm) - hence they are called nanotubes.  Depending on....

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C60-Buckminsterfullerene 00:32:00

C60-Buckminsterfullerene: Not just a Pretty Molecule

by Harry Kroto
C60-Buckminsterfullerene: Not just a Pretty Molecule
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 949 views
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Amongst the Nobel Laureates lecturing in Lindau, Sir Harold Kroto would probably earn the award for the most unusual and characteristic way of presenting. This lecture, which is the first he ever gave in Lindau, is no exception. Kroto`s way of presen....

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Hare - Carbon 7 - Nanotubes 00:07:00

Carbon nanotubes

by Jonathan Hare
Carbon nanotubes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1155 views
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Some of the subtleties of the structures found in carbon nanotubes.

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Serniak 00:12:00

Carbon Sequestration

by Kyle Serniak
Carbon Sequestration
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1342 views
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Why is carbon sequestration so important?

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Schrock 00:06:00

Catalysts and collaborations

by Richard Schrock
Catalysts and collaborations
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1072 views
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Catalysts facilitate almost every reaction in the human body. They also enable us to make all kinds of molecules in the lab, and few people have contributed more to this field than Richard Schrock. Can he help Norweigan student Christer pstad to cata....

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catalytic-clothing - Ryan 00:06:00

Catalytic Clothing

by Tony Ryan
Catalytic Clothing
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1523 views
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When science meets fashion exciting things happen. Unlikely collaborators designer Helen Storey MBE and scientist Tony Ryan OBE have teamed up for Catalytic Clothing - a radical project that endeavours to clean the air we breathe through the clothes ....

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Johnston 00:10:00

Chemi- and bio-luminescence

by Sarah Johnston
Chemi- and bio-luminescence
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 762 views
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Chemiluminescence and bioluminescence. General chemistry explained and examples such as fireflies, Wintergreen mints, etc. are introduced

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Chemical Equations 00:33:00

Chemical Equations – and how we construct them

by Colin Byfleet
Chemical Equations – and how we construct them
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1209 views
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An introduction into the writing down of fully balanced chemical equations. The process is explained starting with word equations, finding all the relevant formulas and then working with some useful rules for finding the correct coefficients in the b....

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RSC Craston 01:00:00

Chemistry and Captain Scott’s 1901 Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic

by Derek Craston
Chemistry and Captain Scott’s 1901 Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 968 views
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Dr Derek Craston, the UK Government Chemist, reveals how Captain Scott's preparations for his 1901 Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic included a personal request to the Government Chemist to analyse his planned food supplies. Tellingly, the resea....

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Hare - Carbon 6 C60 Chemistry 00:06:00

Chemistry of C60

by Jonathan Hare
Chemistry of C60
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 882 views
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Jonathan Hare describes the novel chemistry of the C60 molecule.

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