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Neutrinos - a Golden Field for Astroparticle Physics Lindau-Nobel Carlo Rubbia Physics 2012 00:31:00

Neutrinos: a Golden Field for Astroparticle Physics

by Carlo Rubbia
Neutrinos: a Golden Field for Astroparticle Physics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 651 views
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Neutrinos have been the origin of an impressive number of ‘surprises’.  We know that neutrinos have tiny masses and that oscillations are occurring spontaneously between neutrino species.  But additional new discoveries may be ahead of us and t....

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newtons-laws 00:10:00

Newton’s laws of motion

by Joe Wolfe
Newton’s laws of motion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 903 views
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F=ma (laws 1&2). Forces come in pairs that add to zero (3). Newton's laws apply in inertial frames of reference. Some common approximations made in applying them.

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Bloembergen 00:08:00

Nicolaas Bloembergen

by Nicolaas Bloembergen
Nicolaas Bloembergen
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 757 views
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Interview with Nicolaas Bloembergen, USA, who shared half of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1981 with Arthur Leonard Schawlow, USA 'for their contributions to the development of laser spectroscopy' He discusses the technical developments of his work ....

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Nuclear Power in the United States

by Kelly Schwirian
Nuclear Power in the United States
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 831 views
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Kelly Schwirian presents on nuclear power in the United States.

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Collier 01:00:00

Nuclear Power Plant Safety – What’s the Problem?

by John Collier
Nuclear Power Plant Safety – What’s the Problem?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 897 views
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A significant proportion of our electricity is generated by thermonuclear reactions. The dangers attached to these processes and the radioactive products are well known and publicised. Much less well known are the measures taken to ensure that the hi....

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Perry 00:05:00

Nuclear Structure and Gamma-ray Spectroscopy

by Michelle Perry
Nuclear Structure and Gamma-ray Spectroscopy
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1447 views
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The use of gamma-ray spectroscopy to study the structure of less well-known nuclei.

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Hoffman 00:06:00

Nuclear Structure Studies at FSU

by Calem Hoffman
Nuclear Structure Studies at FSU
for 22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 796 views
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An overview of the low energy structure nuclear structure nphysics at Florida State University by a graduate student. The nparticle accelerator as well as certain nuclear experiments are described nto give insight into the research possibilities avai....

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Optical Microscopy - the Resolution Revolution 00:28:00

Optical Microscopy – the Resolution Revolution

by Stefan Hell
Optical Microscopy – the Resolution Revolution
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 582 views
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Throughout the 20th century it was widely accepted that a light microscope relying on conventional optical lenses cannot discern details that are much finer than about half the wavelength of light (200-400 nm), due to diffraction. However, in the 199....

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Sibbett 01:08:00

Optical science in the fast lane

by Wileon Sibbett
Optical science in the fast lane
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 856 views
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In this talk Wilson Sibbett introduces some of the underlying concepts that have enabled us to develop practical ultrafast lasers and a selection of applications that range from the fundamentals of chemical bonding to weapons decommissioning!

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oscillations 00:09:00

Oscillations

by Joe Wolfe
Oscillations
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 809 views
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Inertia and restoring forces can, with low friction or damping, lead to oscillations and resonance. We analyse the mechanics of vibrations.

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Hare - Paper Windmills 00:09:00

Paper Windmills

by Jonathan Hare
Paper Windmills
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 2609 views
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Jonathan makes some simple paper windmills/turbines and experiments with a simple generator to power house hold devices such as torches, calculators and even a radio.

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Hare parabolic 00:02:00

Parabolic Light Collectors

by Jonathan Hare
Parabolic Light Collectors
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 5388 views
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Parabolic surfaces can be used to concentrate energy for example to focus sunlight to heat things. Using an old World War II spot light mirror we demonstrate how easy it it is to concentrate enough energy to cause combustion. Finally, we show how to ....

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Lazzeron 00:41:00

Particle Physics and the Mysteries of the Early Universe

by Cristina Lazzeron
Particle Physics and the Mysteries of the Early Universe
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 856 views
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Dr Cristina Lazzeroni, a Royal Society University Research Fellow from the University of Birmingham, reveals the secrets of the world's largest accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider and how the LHC experiments hope to answer big questions about the ....

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Hare piezo 00:03:00

Piezoelectricity

by Jonathan Hare
Piezoelectricity
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1357 views
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Some minerals such as quartz can produce electricity simply by squeezing or bending them - these are called piezoelectric crystals. Here is a simple and cheap demonstration you can do.

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Friend RS 01:03:00

Plastic fantastic: electronics for the 21st century

by Richard Friend
Plastic fantastic: electronics for the 21st century
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 894 views
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Plastics - or, more correctly, polymers have traditionally been used by the electronics industry as passive materials. Now however, new types of polymers have been discovered which behave as semiconductors. For example, they can emit light when subje....

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Hare Potato battery 00:07:00

Potato Battery

by Jonathan Hare
Potato Battery
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1431 views
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When two different types of conductors are pushed into a potato chemical reactions take place charging them up - we have a simple electrochemical cell. A potato, zinc screw and carbon rod produce about 1V. We experiment joining a few of these cells u....

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Powering the Future Lindau-Nobel Robert Laughlin Physics 2012 00:30:00

Powering the Future

by Robert Laughlin
Powering the Future
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 808 views
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Some seeds of what to do in the climate/energy controversy are contained in what will be.  In this talk I shall ask everyone to jump over contemporary politics and make a mental journey to a time, several centuries from now, when nobody uses carbon-....

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projectile-motion 00:09:00

Projectile motion

by Joe Wolfe
Projectile motion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 788 views
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Motion with uniform acceleration, such as in a uniform gravitational (or electric) field is projectile motion, analysed here with examples.

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quantifying-sound 00:09:00

Quantifying sound

by Joe Wolfe
Quantifying sound
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1180 views
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Frequency, amplitude, envelope and spectrum affect pitch, loudness and timbre. All are discussed and quantified here.

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quantum information 00:31:00

Quantum Information: a Scientific and Technological Revolution for the 21st Century

by William Phillips
Quantum Information: a Scientific and Technological Revolution for the 21st Century
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 600 views
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Two of the great scientific and technical revolutions of the 20th century were the discovery of the quantum nature of the submicroscopic world, and the advent of information science and engineering. Both of these have had a profound effect not only o....

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Quantum Spin Hall effect in graphene

by José Luis Lado
Quantum Spin Hall effect in graphene
for All ages,
Arts presentations | All ages | 3 years ago | 2892 views
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The quantum spin Hall effect is a topological state of matter characterized by sustaining gapless chiral edge states together with an insulating bulk. This phase can be triggered out by applying strong magnetic fields in a graphene sample

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Basic microwave Physics 00:06:00

Radiation in Your Kitchen: Basic Microwave Oven Physics

by Daniel Julio Domínguez
Radiation in Your Kitchen: Basic Microwave Oven Physics
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1740 views
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They're awesome to have in the kitchen, but did you ever wonder how your microwave actually works? This is a quick introduction to the theory that makes our home microwave ovens possible. Here, Daniel covers the differences between microwave heati....

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Bratton gases 00:04:00

Real Gases

by Morgan Jefferis
Real Gases
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 2772 views
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A light-hearted look at the difference between real and ideal gases.

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Kings - Resonance 00:03:00

Resonance and Bridges

by Abigail Pearson
Resonance and Bridges
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 2596 views
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Abbie describes why bridges must be designed to counteract the effects of unwanted vibrations.

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