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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 | 837 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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Atmospheric Chemistry

by Sherwood Rowland
Atmospheric Chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1125 views
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In this interview Sherwood Rowland talks about Ozone depletion and the effect of CFCs on Ozone and Global Warming (Greenhouse Warming where infrared radiation is trapped). He explains the chemistry of Ozone depletion and the history of what led to th....

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Bucky Balls

by Jonathan Hare
Bucky Balls
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1258 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 | 719 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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Climate change

by Sherwood Rowland
Climate change
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 859 views
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This presentation gives Rowland's current (2006) opinion/impression of Global Warming. He says that the first legislated discussion that he remembers in the US senate on the Global Warming was in 1986 and the looming problem and whether governments s....

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George Gray

by George Gray
George Gray
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1354 views
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George Gray has contributed fundamentally to the research and development of liquid crystal materials which comprise the Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD) that are so essential to today's information based society. He created and systematized the liquid ....

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Giant Fullerenes

by Jonathan Hare
Giant Fullerenes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1098 views
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C-60, the football caged molecule is the head of a family of carbon based structures called the Fullerenes. In this presentation we ook at the larger structures, the giant fullerenes and among other things we will explore the 60nrule us....

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Nanotechnology

by Various Presenters
Nanotechnology
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 823 views
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What is nanotechnology? Will it change the world, as some have promised? What is all this about molecular machines in our blood? Let the Next Big Thing video on Nanotechnology explain all!

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Nanotubes: The Materials of the 21st Century

by Sumio Iijima
Nanotubes: The Materials of the 21st Century
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 612 views
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Carbon nanotubes, some 1000 times smaller than conventional carbon fibers, have tensile strengths 100x that of steel and conduct electricity like metals. They promise a revolution in structural and electrical engineering.

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Richard Ernst

by Richard Ernst
Richard Ernst
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 704 views
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Nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr), a powerful technique for determining molecular structure, has totally revolutionised chemistry. From its inception half a century ago, its potential as an analytical tool for identifying compounds was clear, albeit l....

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Rudolph A. Marcus

by Rudolph Marcus
Rudolph A. Marcus
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 901 views
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Winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1992 'for his contributions to the theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems'. We ask Marcus to explain how he works and he replies that he draws pictures in order to visualize problems. On relig....

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