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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 | 1050 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 | 848 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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Bucky Balls

by Jonathan Hare
Bucky Balls
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1269 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 | 726 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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George Gray

by George Gray
George Gray
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Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1374 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 | 1117 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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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 | 622 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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States of Matter

by John Murrell
States of Matter
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 753 views
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John Murrell discusses the basic physical principles relating to the gaseous, liquid and solid states with the aid of models and demonstrations. Attention is drawn to phase changes and subtle features involving intermediate phases such as liquid crys....

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The Molecular Gastronomer to the best restaurant in the World

by Rachel Edwards-Stuart
The Molecular Gastronomer to the best restaurant in the World
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 668 views
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Twenty three year old Rachel is a Cambridge trained biochemist who has been taken on by Heston Blumenthal, owner of the Fat Duck at Bray, to carry out research for her PhD into the molecular make up of flavours and how they can be applied to food in ....

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