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Our youngest scientist 00:01:00

Our youngest scientist

by Lukas Kondinski
Our youngest scientist
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Teaching modules | All ages | 3 years ago | 2301 views
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At 2 years and 8 months Lukas is more adept than many students!

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Proof-reading: Telling stories with numbers and words

by Marcus du Sautoy
Proof-reading: Telling stories with numbers and words
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Lectures | All ages | 8 years ago | 814 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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Ruder Boscovic, the eighteenth-century polymath

by Ivica Martinovic
Ruder Boscovic, the eighteenth-century polymath
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Lectures | All ages | 6 years ago | 1127 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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Science, Society and Sustainability

by Harry Kroto
Science, Society and Sustainability
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Interviews | All ages | 10 years ago | 860 views
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A discourse about Harry's loves in science, the experiments leading up to the C-60 discovery in 1985 and the host of developments in putting C-60 and nanotubes to good use. Harry's ideas about public perception of science. Good reasons for being a s....

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Soldering

by Jonathan Hare
Soldering
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Lectures | All ages | 9 years ago | 954 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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The Art of Science

by Steve Acquah
The Art of Science
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Lectures | All ages | 10 years ago | 976 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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