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Leo Esaki

by Leo Esaki
Leo Esaki
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1310 views
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Leo Esaki is a Japanese physicist who shared half the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 with Ivar Giaever for the discovery of the phenomenon of electron tunneling. The second half of the prize was awarded to Brian David Josephson. He is known for his i....

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Life in Space

by Helen Sharman
Life in Space
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 936 views
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Helen Sharman, the UK's first astronaut, gives a vibrant account of her personal experience of life in space using models and film to illustrate the key scientific concepts involved in spaceflight. Among other things she discusses the way Newton's Th....

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Light

by Shalini Golla
Light
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 867 views
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Shalini Golla presents on the science behind light.

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Light Beam

by Jonathan Hare
Light Beam
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 931 views
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Light is reflected off a flexible shiny surface fixed to the end of a plastic tube. When one speaks into the tubes sound vibrations pass down the tube and make the surface vibrate. The reflected light is therefore sent off from the surface in a con....

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Light Quanta and Their Idiosyncrasies

by Roy Glauber
Light Quanta and Their Idiosyncrasies
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 680 views
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Maxwell's electromagnetic theory (now 150 years old) seemed in its comprehensive way to be capable of answering all of the questions one might ever pose about the theory of light. But that spell was broken in 1900 by Planck's discovery that light bea....

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Liquid Crystals

by Jennifer Kirchoff
Liquid Crystals
for 22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 907 views
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A review of the properties and behaviour of liquid crystals. Temperature effects.

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Longboard data analysis

by Jonathan Hare
Longboard data analysis
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1163 views
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Using a data-logger to analyse the performance of a longboard.

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Hare - Longboard 2 00:04:00

Longboard physics

by Jonathan Hare
Longboard physics
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 6053 views
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A few (surprising?) thoughts on how the wheels on a longboard or skateboard actually move.

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Magnetism and Electricity

by Jean Pruitt
Magnetism and Electricity
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 802 views
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This presentation reviews how magnets work and their uses in the world today. It also explains how magnets and electricity are related and what future inventions could come from using magnets.

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Mapping the Universe and Its History - Lindau-Nobel - George Smoot - Physics 2010 01:04:00

Mapping the Universe and Its History

by George Smoot
Mapping the Universe and Its History
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 932 views
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Using our most advanced techniques and instruments we sift through study the cosmic microwave background as a relic of the early universe to understand the events surrounding the birth and subsequent development of the Universe.  A precision inspect....

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Martinus J.F. Veltman

by Martinus Veltman
Martinus J.F. Veltman
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 882 views
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Martinus J.F. Veltman, the Netherlands shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1999 with Gerardus 't Hooft the Netherlands 'for elucidating the quantum structure of electroweak interactions in physics'. Not all areas of Holland were very advanced when V....

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Masers and Lasers

by Charles Townes
Masers and Lasers
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 986 views
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Charles Hard Townes received the Nobel Prize for Phyiscs in 1964 'for fundamental work in the field of quantum electronics, which has led to the construction of oscillators and amplifiers based on the maser-laser principle' He was award half of the P....

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Measuring Temperature

by John Murrell
Measuring Temperature
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 934 views
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Measuring the speed of pulses

by Colin Byfleet
Measuring the speed of pulses
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1477 views
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A short clip showing the experimental measurement of the speed of electrical pulses in a cable - a large fraction of the speed of light.

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Measuring the speed of sound

by Colin Byfleet
Measuring the speed of sound
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 9776 views
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A presentation showing how to measure the speed of sound over a short distance on a laboratory table.

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Speed of Sound 00:04:00

Measuring the speed of sound – experimental details

by Colin Byfleet
Measuring the speed of sound – experimental details
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 6594 views
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A short clip showing the measurement of the speed of sound over short distances.

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Millie Dresselhaus

by Millie Dresselhaus
Millie Dresselhaus
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 937 views
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Mildred Dresselhaus was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in a poor section of the Bronx. She was a Fullbright Fellow at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge University (UK) in 1951-52 and obtained a PhD at the University of Chicago in 1958. Mill....

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Hare Mobile Phone 00:04:00

Mobile Phone

by Jonathan Hare
Mobile Phone
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 998 views
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Jonathan shows us with a cheap and simple homemade demonstration how your mobile telephone generates radio waves in order for you to use it to communicate.  As you will see you can use this method to explore many aspects of your mobile phone!

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Mobile Phones – Safe?

by Various Presenters
Mobile Phones – Safe?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 851 views
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A presentation discussing the science of mobile phones and associated radiation. Are mobile phones safe?

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Model Synthesis for Ceramics: Superconductors, Magnets and Others Lindau-Nobel Karl Muller Physics 2013 00:27:00

Model Synthesis for Ceramics: Superconductors, Magnets and Others

by Karl Muller
Model Synthesis for Ceramics: Superconductors, Magnets and Others
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 688 views
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The discovery of superconductivity in hole doped La2CuO4 was motivated by the interest to find this phenomenon in an oxide.  After the discovery near 35 K, copper oxides with transition temperatures of up to 131 K at normal pressure were found, i.e.....

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Stanford Susskind 00:45:00

Modern Physics

by Leonard Susskind
Modern Physics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 899 views
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A series of nine lectures from Leonard Susskind who is the Felix Bloch Professor of Theoretical Physics atStanford University, and Director of the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics.

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Momentum

by Joe Wolfe
Momentum
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 811 views
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p=mv. If external forces are zero, momentum is conserved. In collisions, energy may be conserved (elastic) or not (inelastic).

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Motion with constant acceleration (kinematics)

by Joe Wolfe
Motion with constant acceleration (kinematics)
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1065 views
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Kinematics quantifies motion without explaining the causes of it. Here we study accelerations that are zero, positive or negative.

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Music, architecture and acoustics in Renaissance Venice: Recreating lost soundscapes

by Malcolm Longair
Music, architecture and acoustics in Renaissance Venice: Recreating lost soundscapes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1024 views
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During the Renaissance in Venice, composers such as the Gabrieli and Moneverdi created some of their greatest masterpieces for performance in the great churches on festive occasions. But what would the music have sounded like, given its complexity an....

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