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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 | 3 years ago | 723 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 | 3 years ago | 756 views
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Jess describes her route into Chemistry

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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 | 1161 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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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 | 3 years ago | 715 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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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 | 936 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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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 | 983 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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Rotblat 00:37:00

Joseph Rotblat 1

by Joseph Rotblat
Joseph Rotblat 1
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 901 views
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The first part of an interview with a very remarkable man.

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Rotblat 2 00:40:00

Joseph Rotblat 2

by Joseph Rotblat
Joseph Rotblat 2
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 2879 views
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The second part of an interview with a very remarkable man.

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Klemperer 00:05:00

Kroto conducts Klemperer, K80

by Harry Kroto
Kroto conducts Klemperer, K80
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 11 years ago | 1545 views
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An 80th birthday presentation to Bill Klemperer at Harvard

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CapturFiles 00:28:00

Lindau – A Week With Nobel Laureates

by Various Presenters
Lindau – A Week With Nobel Laureates
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 10 years ago | 915 views
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Each year some thirty or more Nobel laureates come to Lindau to give lectures and interact with around 1000 young scientists from around the world. In any one year the focus is generally on one area eg chemistry, physics, medicine or economics. The i....

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robot 00:29:00

Machines with Minds

by Various Presenters
Machines with Minds
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1027 views
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Real moving, interacting robots is one promising direction in artificial intelligence. But what about the original hope of matching human performance, and what has A.I. told us about the human brain? When science of artificial intelligence was launch....

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maps 00:03:00

Maps

by Harry Kroto
Maps
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 2833 views
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A brief introduction to getting over the problems of representing a sphere on a flat sheet.

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Global Educ 2009 00:07:00

Mediasite global outreach competition winner – 2009

by Steve Acquah
Mediasite global outreach competition winner – 2009
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1021 views
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Steve's winning presentation in the Mediasite Global Outreach Challenge 2009

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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 | 13473 views
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A brief explanation on the best way to test the validity of your hypothesis

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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 | 699 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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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 | 1268 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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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 | 1159 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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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 | 1150 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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Our youngest scientist 00:01:00

Our youngest scientist

by Lukas Kondinski
Our youngest scientist
for All ages,
Teaching modules | All ages | 3 years ago | 2441 views
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At 2 years and 8 months Lukas is more adept than many students!

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Obama 00:55:00

President Obama’s speech to the National Academy of Sciences, April 28 2009

by Barack Obama
President Obama’s speech to the National Academy of Sciences, April 28 2009
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 828 views
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President Obama commits the USA to a research and development sector of above 3% of GNP. This will double much of the current spending for many agencies.

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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 | 857 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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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 | 875 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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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 | 4 years ago | 4882 views
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An small review of science history

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risk-icon 00:29:00

Risk – How good are we at assessing it?

by Various Presenters
Risk – How good are we at assessing it?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 868 views
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A presentation assessing and explaining risk without causing unjustified panic and a discussion on the role of science in risk assessment, prevention and communication.

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