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Wingtip Vortices

by Various
Wingtip Vortices
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 2 views
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A very well-explained description of the theory of lift and of how the energy-sapping wingtip vortices are created in aircraft flight. This talk was the runner-up in the 2016 Kroto Prize for Innovative Use of Technology in Science Learning. More details | Watch now

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The Adventure of Cold Atoms. From Optical Pumping to Quantum Gases

by Claude Cohen-Tannoudji
The Adventure of Cold Atoms. From Optical Pumping to Quantum Gases
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 711 views
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Conservation laws are very important in quantum physics. Two examples of applications will be given. First, optical pumping which uses transfer of angular momentum from polarized photons to atoms to produce highly polarized atomic gases. Then, laser ....

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Role of Nitric Oxide and Cyclic GMP in Cell Signaling and Drug Development

by Ferid Murad
Role of Nitric Oxide and Cyclic GMP in Cell Signaling and Drug Development
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 989 views
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Nitric oxide research has grown rapidly with about 150,000 research publications describing its biological effects. It is an important messenger molecule that affects most tissues and biological processes. Many effects of nitric oxide are mediated by....

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Minimizing a Bacterial Genome by Global Design and Synthesis

by Hamilton Smith
Minimizing a Bacterial Genome by Global Design and Synthesis
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1053 views
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In 2010, we chemically synthesized the 1078 Kb Mycoplasma mycoides genome and transplanted it into a recipient cell cytoplasm to create a 'synthetic cell', JCVI-syn1.0 (Science, 329, 52-56, 2010). We identified several hundred non-essential genes by ....

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What About Redefining Time Using a Stable Laser?

by John Hall
What About Redefining Time Using a Stable Laser?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 741 views
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Several laser-based Atomic Clocks now have an accuracy potential of ~2 x10-18, a hundred-fold better than the best achieved after more than 60 years' experience with rf resonances in Cs atoms. Still, this long attention span documents that the Cs Fou....

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Where am I From? Where Are You Going?

by Ryoji Noyori
Where am I From? Where Are You Going?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 736 views
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Scientific research is a never-ending 'journey of knowledge'. There is more meaning in experiencing various encounters and making a good journey itself than reaching the destination. Basic science has eternal cultural value; it has served to heighten....

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The Science of Chillies

by Various Presenters
The Science of Chillies
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1115 views
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These things are HOT! - and have a variety of biochemical effects.

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What goes up must come down

by Various Presenters
What goes up must come down
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 978 views
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A fascinating discussion between two humanoids about the mystery force of gravity.

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Soil Recovery by Re-use

by Akira Ise
Soil Recovery by Re-use
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 997 views
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Aki decribes her experiments in improving soils using various buffering materials.

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Solar Energy

by Various Presenters
Solar Energy
for 11-14 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 901 views
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Sophie and Stephanie take a light-hearted look at solar energy.

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Genetic Engineering

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Genetic Engineering
for 11-14 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 0 views
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A discussion of the problems caused by genetic engineering.

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A-maizing Hydrogen

by Various Presenters
A-maizing Hydrogen
for 11-14 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1086 views
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Hydrogen - the fuel of the future?

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