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The International Year of Light: Celebrating Fifty Years of Laser Revolution in Physics

by Serge Haroche
The International Year of Light: Celebrating Fifty Years of Laser Revolution in Physics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 912 views
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The year 2015 has been named the International Year of Light, to mark milestones in the science of light which occurred 1000, 200, 150, 100 and 50 years go. I was a young student in physics in 1965, when the cosmic radiation background was discovered....

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Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation and its Role in Cosmology

by Robert Wilson
Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation and its Role in Cosmology
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1316 views
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In the first half of the 20th century other galaxies were recognized, their red shift measured and theories of the whole universe were developed. They included Big Bang and Steady State. Arno Penzias and I found the Cosmic Microwave Radiation (CMB) i....

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Genetic control and the mammalian radiation

by Duncan Odom
Genetic control and the mammalian radiation
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 797 views
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To grow tissues in our body two key types of DNA control how, where and when to build essential proteins. Recent comparisons of mammal genomes show that instructions coding how to build proteins are similar across diverse species. In contrast the gen....

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Radiation in Your Kitchen: Basic Microwave Oven Physics

by Daniel Julio Domínguez
Radiation in Your Kitchen: Basic Microwave Oven Physics
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 2449 views
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They're awesome to have in the kitchen, but did you ever wonder how your microwave actually works? This is a quick introduction to the theory that makes our home microwave ovens possible. Here, Daniel covers the differences between microwave heati....

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Part 2: Selective Microwave Heating of an Ionic Reagent

by Gregory Dudley
Part 2: Selective Microwave Heating of an Ionic Reagent
for 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards,
LecturesPostgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1881 views
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In part two of this three part series, FSU chemist Dr. Gregory Dudley, discusses in depth the microwave chemistry research he's conducted in collaboration with FSU colleague Dr. Al Stiegman. The research outlines Friedel-Crafts substitutions, Aryl-Cl....

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Part 1: Selective Microwave Heating Design and Theory

by Gregory Dudley
Part 1: Selective Microwave Heating Design and Theory
for 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards,
LecturesPostgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 3228 views
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In part one of this three part series, FSU chemist Dr. Gregory Dudley, puts forth the controversy that surrounds microwave chemistry research, he outlines physical theory of microwave chemistry, and discusses the research teams central design hypothe....

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Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change

by Sherwood Rowland
Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1126 views
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The 'greenhouse gases (GHG)' intercept a fraction of outgoing terrestrial infrared radiation, creating the natural greenhouse effect which warmed the atmosphere by approximately 32 Celsius at the beginning of the 20th Century. The activities of manki....

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Spontaneous Ionization to Subatomic Physics: Some Vignettes from Cosmic Ray History

by James Cronin
Spontaneous Ionization to Subatomic Physics: Some Vignettes from Cosmic Ray History
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 785 views
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In 1879 Crookes discovered that air seemed to ionize spontaneously.  With the discovery in 1896 of radioactivity by Henri Becquerel it appeared that the mystery was solved.  However a number of physicists sought a quantitative agreement between the....

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The three lives of Marie Curie

by Serge Plattard
The three lives of Marie Curie
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 960 views
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The life of Marie Curie was a continuous interweave between passion for science, people and action. As we celebrate the centenary of her Nobel Proze for Chemistry in International Year of Chemistry, Dr Serge Plattard, the Counsellor for Science and T....

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The Centenary of the Discovery of Cosmic Rays: the End of the Beginning

by Arnold Wolfendale
The Centenary of the Discovery of Cosmic Rays: the End of the Beginning
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1065 views
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Sir Arnold Wolfendale FRS is Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of Durham, and former Astronomer Royal. In 1912, Victor Hess embarked on a perilous balloon ascent and discovered the 'Cosmic Radiation', actually a beam of atomic particles....

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The Doppler effect

by Joe Wolfe
The Doppler effect
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1758 views
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Moving either source or receiver produces a frequency shift called the Doppler effect, which we measure and analyse.

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Travelling waves II

by Joe Wolfe
Travelling waves II
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1387 views
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The wave equation and its physical origin. Power in a wave and its relation to intensity in radiation.

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