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The Origin of Elementary Particle Masses

by Francois Englert
The Origin of Elementary Particle Masses
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 688 views
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In the beginning of the 60s, the laws of classical general relativity, Einstein's generalisation of Newtonian gravity, and of quantum electrodynamics, the quantum version of Maxwell's electromagnetic theory, were known. These laws describe long range....

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Structural Aspects of Protease Control in Health and Disease

by Robert Huber
Structural Aspects of Protease Control in Health and Disease
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 725 views
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This lecture starts out with a very brief review of the history of protein crystallography and continue with our studies since 1970 on proteolytic enzymes and their control. Proteolytic enzymes catalyse a very simple chemical reaction, the hydrolytic....

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Women writing science

by Various Presenters
Women writing science
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 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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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 | 5 years ago | 1176 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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2014 3MT Competition Finals: Southern Intrustions: Native Assertions of Sovereignty in the Early American Republic

by James Miller
2014 3MT Competition Finals: Southern Intrustions: Native Assertions of Sovereignty in the Early American Republic
for 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1064 views
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Reviewing science history

by Harold Kroto
Reviewing science history
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 5069 views
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An small review of science history

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The Future of Life

by Christian de Duve
The Future of Life
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 828 views
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Ever since its first appearance, more than 3.5 billion years ago, life has evolved without guiding plan, propelled by: 1) its own intrinsic properties, which, with the help of outside energy, provided the necessary driving force; 2) accidental geneti....

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A Personal View of the History of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Biology and Medicine

by Kurt Wurthrich
A Personal View of the History of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Biology and Medicine
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1198 views
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In 1952, Felix Bloch and Edward Purcell were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for the description of the phenomenon of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). Over the years, NMR has been used in a wide range of fundamental studies in physics, and in the....

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Structural Biology and its Translation into Practice and Business: My Experience

by Robert Huber
Structural Biology and its Translation into Practice and Business: My Experience
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 943 views
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As a student in the early 1960s, I had the privilege to attend winter seminars organized by my mentor, W. Hoppe, and by M. Perutz, which took place in a small guesthouse in the Bavarian-Austrian Alps. The entire community of a handful of protein cry....

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Natural Selection and the Future of Life

by Christian de DuvŽ
Natural Selection and the Future of Life
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1115 views
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In his lecture Professor Christian Rene de DuvŽ gives a rough overview on the history of life starting about 3.5 billion years ago with the first cells up to the appearance of the first primates 70 million years ago, and he states that all organisms....

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The History of the Universe, from the Beginning to the Ultimate End

by John Mather
The History of the Universe, from the Beginning to the Ultimate End
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 663 views
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John summarizes the history of the universe, from the Big Bang through the formation of galaxies and the Solar System, and the history of the Earth and some of the special factors enabling the formation of life.  Our future will be hot as the Sun ge....

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Mapping the Universe and Its History

by George Smoot
Mapping the Universe and Its History
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1264 views
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Using our most advanced techniques and instruments we sift through study the cosmic microwave background as a relic of the early universe to understand the events surrounding the birth and subsequent development of the Universe.  A precision inspect....

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