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Gravitational waves 00:17:00

Gravitational waves and the early universe

by Mark Hindmarsh
Gravitational waves and the early universe
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 534 views
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Mark Hindmarch talks about our understanding of how we explain the immediate aftermath of the Big Bang.

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Gravitational Waves - James Pye - Kings Canterbury 00:05:00

Gravity Waves

by James Pye
Gravity Waves
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 1054 views
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Theory and evidence for gravity waves

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Zuber 00:10:00

Mega-impact on Mars

by Maria Zuber
Mega-impact on Mars
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 683 views
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Scientists have identified what could be the largest impact structure in the Solar System, created on Mars at about the same time as the Moon-forming impact on Earth.

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Milian 00:06:00

Neutron Star

by Steve Milian
Neutron Star
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 725 views
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Core-collapse supernovae and other things.

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KIng's - Olber's Paradox 00:02:00

Olber’s Paradox

by Various Presenters
Olber’s Paradox
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 1044 views
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Students explain why the sky is dark at night, despite there being many billions of bright stars.

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cami.dvi 00:59:00

Optical (Electronic) Spectra From Space

by Harry Kroto
Optical (Electronic) Spectra From Space
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 807 views
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Optical (electronic) spectra from space: comets. The detection of the pulsar in the Crab Nebula. The Three Degree Background. The detection by spectroscopy of the birth of stars.

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origin of elements 00:57:00

Origin of the Elements

by Harry Kroto
Origin of the Elements
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 677 views
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Origin of the elements and the formation of molecules in the interstellar medium: Big Bang synthesis, stellar synthesis of He and C and other elements, interstellar scattering, interstellar species such as carbon monoxide and more complex molecules.

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CapturFiles_12 00:57:00

Overview of the Universe

by Harry Kroto
Overview of the Universe
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 925 views
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An overview of the Universe and its component parts e.g. galaxies, stars, planets etc.

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Radio Ast 00:56:00

Radio Astronomy – Resolution Issues

by Harry Kroto
Radio Astronomy – Resolution Issues
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 747 views
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Radio astronomy - resolution issues. The detection of long carbon chain molecules by radio astronomy. The conjectures on the origin of the chains in space and their possible relationship with the Diffuse Interstellar Bands that initiated the experime....

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Bridle 01:00:00

Seeing the invisible: observing the dark side of the universe

by Sarah Bridle
Seeing the invisible: observing the dark side of the universe
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 761 views
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It seems that most of the universe is made up of mysterious ingredients which we cannot see directly. Dr Bridle describes in pictures 'gravitational lensing', the bending of light by gravity, which is predicted by Einstein's General Relativity. Dr Br....

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Pillinger meteorite moraine 01:00:00

Stones from the sky: A heaven-sent opportunity to talk about science

by Colin Pillinger
Stones from the sky: A heaven-sent opportunity to talk about science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 614 views
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Meteorites provide us with laboratory samples from distant bodies including asteroids, comets, the moon, Mars and even ancient stars. Witnesses to the extraordinary event when one is seen to fall from the sky, or anyone finding a sample on the ground....

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The Large - L-N - Gross - P 2008 00:40:00

The Beginning and Development of the Universe

by George Smoot
The Beginning and Development of the Universe
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 489 views
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By careful investigation of relic left on the cosmic scene we have very good evidence and constraints on what has occurred since the beginning of the Universe. This talk reviews the evidence including images and information from the very first light....

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