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Krebs 01:12:00

Risk: food, fact and fantasy

by John Krebs
Risk: food, fact and fantasy
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 650 views
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We all take risks, but most of the time we don't notice it. Eating, like everything else in life, isn't risk free. Is that next mouthful pure pleasure or will it give you food poisoning? Will it clog up your arteries as well as filling your stomach?

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Martinovic - Rudjer_Boskovic 01:00:00

Ruder Boscovic, the eighteenth-century polymath

by Ivica Martinovic
Ruder Boscovic, the eighteenth-century polymath
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 4 years ago | 906 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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RSC Cadogan 00:45:00

Science Advice and Policy Making

by John Cadogan
Science Advice and Policy Making
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 746 views
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Professor Sir John Cadogan was awarded the RSC Lord Lewis Prize 2010 in recognition of his distinguished research in organic chemistry and his wide-ranging, distinctive and significant contributions in industry and public service.

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RS Bowler 00:41:00

Science for all: popular science in the age of radio

by Peter Bowler
Science for all: popular science in the age of radio
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 693 views
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How do you get ordinary people to take an interest in science? This was already becoming a problem for the scientific community in the early twntieth century.  But rather than letting outsiders do the job, the scientists took an active role.  They ....

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Sci 21st C 00:59:00

Science in the 21st Century

by Harry Kroto
Science in the 21st Century
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 732 views
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Harry Kroto talks to undergraduate scientists at FSU about his ideas for the future of science in the 21st century.

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Benn 00:32:00

Science is Knowledge and Knowledge is Power

by Tony Benn
Science is Knowledge and Knowledge is Power
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 628 views
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In a lively and entertaining interview, former UK Minister for Science Tony Benn discusses the interaction between scientists and politicians in an interview with Sir Harry Kroto. Benn, having spent a life-time as a leading politician closely associa....

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CapturFiles_14 00:40:00

Science, A Round Peg In A Square World

by Harry Kroto
Science, A Round Peg In A Square World
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 907 views
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This lecture was presented at the Royal Society for the 2002 Faraday Award for public appreciation of science. It covers many topics from a walk through chemistry, the nature of truth and debate, the importance of education at a young age, and the va....

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Wolpert L 2 00:57:00

Science, belief and the unbelievable

by Lewis Wolpert
Science, belief and the unbelievable
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 653 views
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CapturFiles_5 00:45:00

Science, Society and Sustainability

by Harry Kroto
Science, Society and Sustainability
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 9 years ago | 671 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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Bragg2 01:00:00

Seeing Further – The Story of Science and the Royal Society

by Melvyn Bragg
Seeing Further – The Story of Science and the Royal Society
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 693 views
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The Story of Science and the Royal Society - a panel discussion chaired by Melvyn Bragg. The panel is made up of Bill Bryson, Maggie Gee, Richard Holmes and Ian Stewart FRS.

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RS Aldersey-Williams 01:00:00

Shakespeare the metallurgist, Eliot the spectroscopist: the cultural journey of the chemical elements

by Hugh Aldersley-Williams
Shakespeare the metallurgist, Eliot the spectroscopist: the cultural journey of the chemical elements
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 764 views
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From the moment of their discovery, each of the chemical elements has embarked on a journey into our culture. Over millennia and decades, they have gained meaning through encounter and manipulation. Those long known, such as gold, silver, iron and su....

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Hare soldering 00:02:00

Soldering

by Jonathan Hare
Soldering
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 8 years ago | 735 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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