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Parabolic Light Collectors

by Jonathan Hare
Parabolic Light Collectors
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 5352 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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Manchester United

by Harry Kroto
Manchester United
for 11-14 and upwards,
Workshops | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 4948 views
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A workshop in Chemistry at Old Trafford.

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Nesta Inspire Workshop

by Harry Kroto
Nesta Inspire Workshop
for 11-14 and upwards,
Workshops | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 5427 views
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Harry Kroto and Jonathan Hare give a workshop at the University of Sussex to local school children and simultaneously video conference with children at Leicester, Imperial, Cardiff, and Edinburgh universities.

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The Mathematician Who Can’t Add Up

by Emma King
The Mathematician Who Can’t Add Up
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1004 views
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Emma was a post-graduate student at the University of Nottingham, completing a PhD in the field of theoretical cosmology. As an undergraduate at the University of Sussex she made history when she became the first woman to win the top prize at the Sci....

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Environmental Scientist & Space Forester

by Yavinder Malhi
Environmental Scientist & Space Forester
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 985 views
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Yadvinder works in the Geography department at Oxford University. He looks at how human activity and especially carbon dioxide emissions have changed the ecosystems of tropical rainforests. This work takes him on regular trips to his two research sit....

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Communication on Earth, using Cables and Satellites

by Colin Byfleet
Communication on Earth, using Cables and Satellites
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1120 views
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A brief look at the Physics behind sending signals along cables and via geostationary satellites. An experiment to measure the speed of an electrical pulse in a cable is described and the Physics of the orbits of communcations satellites is develope....

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Nature Solves Environmental Pollution

by Hamid Pouran
Nature Solves Environmental Pollution
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1708 views
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How bacteria can be used to solve a variety of environmental problems.

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00:10:00

Secret Science – Invisible Ink

by Steve Acquah
Secret Science – Invisible Ink
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1076 views
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An introduction to acids and bases using simple kitchen equipment and some 'invisible ink'.

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00:06:00

Algebra

by Harry Kroto
Algebra
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1361 views
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How simple algebra can be used to investigate cubes and other polyhedra up to icosahedra.

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Where do you come from?

by Harry Kroto
Where do you come from?
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1118 views
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A simple introduction to our ideas about where the elements which make up the Earth originated.

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Numbers HK

by Harry Kroto
Numbers HK
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1107 views
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Harry gives an introduction to the difficulty of writing large numbers in Roman Numerals

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What are we made of?

by Harry Kroto
What are we made of?
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1153 views
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Development of the ideas which persuaded us to accept the theory of atoms and molecules as constituents of matter.

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