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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 | 1039 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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Eyes in the Skies

by Various Presenters
Eyes in the Skies
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1176 views
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We are being watched. A bewildering array of sensors are remotely observing everything on earth, from crops in Africa to the car parked outside your house. Will these aerial observations help us to save the Earth, or is science beginning to see too f....

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Machines with Minds

by Various Presenters
Machines with Minds
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1128 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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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 | 10 years ago | 1074 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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Lindau – A Week With Nobel Laureates

by Various Presenters
Lindau – A Week With Nobel Laureates
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 10 years ago | 1037 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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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 | 10 years ago | 1298 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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What Is Nano?

by John Hinton
What Is Nano?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 934 views
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Scientific description of 'nano' and it's use in marketing

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The Art of Science

by Steve Acquah
The Art of Science
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 11 years ago | 1138 views
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A look at the relationship between art and science with the emphasis on carbon nanotubes and protein fibres. Transmission and scanning electron microscopes.

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Discovery of C-60

by Harry Kroto
Discovery of C-60
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 11 years ago | 1034 views
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The experiments in 1985 that uncovered the existence of C-60

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Science, Society and Sustainability

by Harry Kroto
Science, Society and Sustainability
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 11 years ago | 1006 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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Discovery and Creativity

by Harry Kroto
Discovery and Creativity
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1052 views
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Discovery of atoms and molecules in interstellar space using spectroscopy and how it expands our ideas of our Earth's make-up.  Discovery of carbon-60 and creative ideas for the future.

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Kroto conducts Klemperer, K80

by Harry Kroto
Kroto conducts Klemperer, K80
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Lectures | All ages | 11 years ago | 1649 views
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An 80th birthday presentation to Bill Klemperer at Harvard

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