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Sir-Ian-McKellen-fin.jpg 00:39:00

Ian McKellen @ Florida State University – 2009

by Harold Kroto
Ian McKellen @ Florida State University – 2009
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 2 years ago | 2030 views
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Ian McKellen speaks at FSU about his acting career and some of the fascinating things that he has learned through theater and personal experience.

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Gravitational waves 00:17:00

Gravitational waves and the early universe

by Mark Hindmarsh
Gravitational waves and the early universe
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 578 views
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Mark Hindmarch talks about our understanding of how we explain the immediate aftermath of the Big Bang.

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The Rev Stirling 00:11:00

The Rev. Stirling and heat engines

by Roy Darlington
The Rev. Stirling and heat engines
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 469 views
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Roy Darlington explains the attractions of the remarkably simple Stirling engine

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The dynamics 00:09:00

The dynamics of a spinning chair

by Rufus Marsh
The dynamics of a spinning chair
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 466 views
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Jonathan talks to a real exoert about the science of balance.

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Is there life 00:03:00

Is there life in your PC?

by Norman Billingham
Is there life in your PC?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 436 views
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What is there in your computer which is attractive to bacteria and fungi?

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How do we keep things 00:16:00

How do we keep things from deteriorating?

by Norman Billingham
How do we keep things from deteriorating?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 524 views
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Norman Billingham talks to Jonathan Hare about the science and ethics of preservation and conservation.

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How I am inspired 00:10:00

How I am inspired by science

by Jess Higgins
How I am inspired by science
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 504 views
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Jess describes her route into Chemistry

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Fixated on nitrogen 00:16:00

Fixated on Nitrogen

by Jeffery Leigh
Fixated on Nitrogen
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 442 views
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Sussex University has always supported unusual, interdisciplinary and innovative faculties. A good example of this was the Nitrogen Fixation Centre. Jeff Leigh was part of this exceptional work who's aim was to discover how nature uses nitrogen to cr....

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Tackling 01:31:00

Tackling the great challenges of the 21st century

by Various Presenters
Tackling the great challenges of the 21st century
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 523 views
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Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society and Lord Stern, President of the British Academy, discussed the new opportunities – and need – for collaboration between the traditional academic disciplines to respond to the big issues of our time,....

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Ebola; Inside an epidemic 01:31:00

Ebola: inside an epidemic

by Various Presenters
Ebola: inside an epidemic
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 0 views
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Find out what we have learnt from the outbreak so far (March 2015) and what is being done to ensure continued resilience to epidemic scenarios.

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Women writing science 01:26:00

Women writing science

by Various Presenters
Women writing science
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 0 views
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Join us as we celebrate International Women’s Day by exploring the history of women writing about science.  How did early women scientists use writing in order to further their careers? In which ways were they limited by their gender? What influen....

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Writing wrongs | Rachel Carson, Silent Spring 01:08:00

Writing wrongs – Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

by Various
Writing wrongs – Rachel Carson, Silent Spring
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 342 views
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What role do literature, science and policy play in protecting the planet? Fifty years since the death of conservationist Rachel Carson, we look at her masterpiece Silent Spring, and ask: "What have we learnt? Listen to our panel of experts: author ....

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