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Continuing the voyages of the Endeavour

by Mike Griffin
Continuing the voyages of the Endeavour
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 996 views
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NASA Administrator Mike Griffin's address applies certain lessons learned from one of the Royal Society's greatest explorers to the endeavours NASA is carrying out today in exploring the planets, moons, asteroids, and comets of our solar system and o....

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The social function of history: policy, history and twentieth-century science

by David Edgerton
The social function of history: policy, history and twentieth-century science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 934 views
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Historians bring to thinking about science policy a very particular understanding which should be central to policy: historians are trained to know in their bones that the future is unknown and to understand the power of the cheap futurism which char....

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The House of Wisdom and the legacy of Arabic Science

by Jim Al-Khalili
The House of Wisdom and the legacy of Arabic Science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 2021 views
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In a way that never took place with early Christianity, the spread of Islam heralded a remarkable period of scientific advances, particularly during the golden age of the Abbasids of Baghdad between the 8th and 11th centuries AD.

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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 | 10 years ago | 1026 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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The Role of Science in the Human Rights Movement

by Taylor Lee
The Role of Science in the Human Rights Movement
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 801 views
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Taylor Lee investigates the role of science in the human rights movement.

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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 | 10 years ago | 1069 views
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Steve's winning presentation in the Mediasite Global Outreach Challenge 2009

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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 | 10 years ago | 863 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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00:02:00

Ask Steve – Questions from Woodville Elementary, FL

by Steve Acquah
Ask Steve – Questions from Woodville Elementary, FL
for 5-7 year olds,
Lectures | 5-7 year olds | 10 years ago | 1362 views
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Steve answers questions about the brightness of stars.

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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 | 2930 views
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The second part of an interview with a very remarkable man.

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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 | 942 views
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The first part of an interview with a very remarkable man.

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Soldering

by Jonathan Hare
Soldering
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 10 years ago | 1029 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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Bernal and the Social Function of Science

by Chris Freeman
Bernal and the Social Function of Science
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 10 years ago | 1462 views
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Chris Freeman, the founder and first director of the UK's Science Policy Research Unit introduces Bernal, the father of the protein crystallography techniques which enabled the double helix structure of DNA to be unravelled. Bernal's major impact on ....

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