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RSC Clark 01:00:00

From Waste to Wealth Using Green Chemistry

by James Clark
From Waste to Wealth Using Green Chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1262 views
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The world faces the fundamental problems of increasing waste and decreasing resources as it tries to cope with the increasing consumption of a growing population.  It is clear that these challenges can only be met through a fundamentally different a....

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‘How should a chemist understand brewing?’ Beer and theory around 1800

by James Sumner
‘How should a chemist understand brewing?’ Beer and theory around 1800
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1182 views
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Eighteenth-century chemists could gain useful income and patronage as advisors to industry – and some of the wealthiest and most influential industrialists were brewers. Making chemical knowledge credible to this audience, however, was not always e....

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A Greenhouse-Gas Experiment

by Jonathan Hare
A Greenhouse-Gas Experiment
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1088 views
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A laboratory demonstration of Carbon Dioxide's effect of global warming.

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A medicine cabinet in your garden?

by Monique Simmonds
A medicine cabinet in your garden?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1002 views
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Professor Monique Simmonds talks about the use of plants and fungi as sources of sustainably harvested medicines

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A nano-sized gas sensor 5

by Gabriel Lippmann
A nano-sized gas sensor 5
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1034 views
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The CRPGL group is a newly formed lab in Luxembourg. Within the project their role is to start looking at 'scale up', plasma treatment at larger scales than is possible in the other labs, coupled with a battery of different sample testing techniques.

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Architects of the Microcosmos

by Harry Kroto
Architects of the Microcosmos
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 839 views
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In thistalk Harry Kroto explains that molecules have structures that are every bit as real in the mind of the chemists who create them, as are the edifices of brick, steel and concrete designed by architects and built by engineers.

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Architecture in Nanospace

by Harry Kroto
Architecture in Nanospace
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1144 views
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A brief history of carbon-60 and its developments into useful materials. How can chemistry help move us towards a more sustainable existence.

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Bio-fuels and solar energy

by Alexis Nielsen
Bio-fuels and solar energy
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 840 views
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A comparison of bio-fuels and solar energy. Examples include algae-based oil and solar panels.

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Bucky Balls

by Jonathan Hare
Bucky Balls
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1260 views
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The Buckyball, or C-60 molecule was discovered by accident (in the lab) while trying to understand the chemistry between the stars in the Interstellar Medium ISM. The discovery led to the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1996. Here we look at the structur....

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C-60, the Celestial Sphere that Fell to Earth

by Harry Kroto
C-60, the Celestial Sphere that Fell to Earth
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 720 views
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In 1985 an experiment, designed to unravel the carbon chemistry in Red Giant Stars, revealed the existence of C-60 Buckminsterfullerene (the third allotropic form of carbon). The story of the discovery and the way its symmetry relates to the natural ....

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C60 and Nanotubes

by Jonathan Hare
C60 and Nanotubes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1047 views
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Jonathan shows how a sheet of graphite (hexagons) can be modified to make closed cages and tubes.  In real life the smallest of these tubes are only 1/100,000,000 meter in diameter - a nanometer (nm) - hence they are called nanotubes.  Depending on....

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C60-Buckminsterfullerene 00:32:00

C60-Buckminsterfullerene: Not just a Pretty Molecule

by Harry Kroto
C60-Buckminsterfullerene: Not just a Pretty Molecule
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 884 views
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Amongst the Nobel Laureates lecturing in Lindau, Sir Harold Kroto would probably earn the award for the most unusual and characteristic way of presenting. This lecture, which is the first he ever gave in Lindau, is no exception. Kroto`s way of presen....

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