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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 | 5 years ago | 1054 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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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 | 5 years ago | 869 views
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Roy Darlington explains the attractions of the remarkably simple Stirling engine

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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 | 5 years ago | 888 views
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Jonathan talks to a real exoert about the science of balance.

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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 | 5 years ago | 940 views
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What is there in your computer which is attractive to bacteria and fungi?

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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 | 5 years ago | 983 views
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Norman Billingham talks to Jonathan Hare about the science and ethics of preservation and conservation.

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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 | 5 years ago | 1012 views
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Jess describes her route into Chemistry

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00:16:00

Fixated on Nitrogen

by Jeffery Leigh
Fixated on Nitrogen
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 921 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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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 | 5 years ago | 1042 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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01:31:00

Ebola: inside an epidemic

by Various Presenters
Ebola: inside an epidemic
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 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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01:26:00

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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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 | 6 years ago | 770 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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00:03:00

Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative

by Various Presenters
Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1416 views
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A series of videos of Nobel Laureates speaking on everything from their childhoods and careers advice to communicating research

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01:27:00

Nature’s marvellous medicine

by Diana Bowles
Nature’s marvellous medicine
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 735 views
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For hundreds of years we have used plants and their extracts for their healing properties. Ancient Egyptians chewed white willow bark to relieve fevers and reduce inflammation, and many years later scientists discovered that the bark contains salicyl....

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01:04:00

Storms, floods and droughts: predicting and reporting adverse weather

by Various
Storms, floods and droughts: predicting and reporting adverse weather
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1049 views
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2012 was one of the Òtop five wettest years on recordÓ, however the beginning of the year saw a widespread drought across much of the UK.Ê Join David Shukman, Science Editor for BBC News, and Professor Tim Palmer FRS as they discuss extreme and ad....

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01:35:00

Making Sense of Scents

by Various Presenters
Making Sense of Scents
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1297 views
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A panel of experts discussed the powerful effects that fragrances have on enhancing lives, rehabilitation and triggering reactions and memories.

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00:03:00

CDD Vault

by Barry Bunin
CDD Vault
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1782 views
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The CDD Vault provides a secure collaborative platform for scientists to selectively share chemical and biological for neglected and commercial disease drug discovery applications.

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00:05:00

Testing

by Aaron Klug
Testing
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1815 views
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Test

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00:29:00

Cloning

by Various Presenters
Cloning
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 12471 views
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Why is cloning such hot science? What are the potential benefits? And are there other ways of achieving them? What are stem cells, and why do many scientists say that embryonic cells are required for this work?

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01:08:00

Nobel Lives

by Sidney Brenner
Nobel Lives
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 2584 views
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An audience with Nobel prize winners John Sulston FRS and Sydney Brenner FRS, who talk to Sarah Montague of BBC Radio 4's Today Programme, about their lives in science and their visions for the future.

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01:35:00

Dive into the thrilling and extraordinary world of science

by Various Presenters
Dive into the thrilling and extraordinary world of science
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1665 views
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Take one step away from the shore with the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. Set yourself apart from the crowd on an expedition into unfamiliar scientific territory with the shortlisted authors and judges of the Royal Society Winton Prize....

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01:14:00

About Time

by Various Presenters
About Time
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1621 views
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'If you knew Time as well as I do,’ the Mad Hatter says to Alice, ‘you wouldn’t talk about wasting it. It’s him.’ In this event, three writers well-acquainted with time discuss how it (or he) both controls and captivates us.  Dame Gillian ....

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01:34:00

Is biodiversity going the way of the Dodo?

by Various Presenters
Is biodiversity going the way of the Dodo?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1145 views
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Panel discussion with Professor Jonathan Baillie, Dr William Cheung, Professor Adrian Lister and chaired by Dr Susan Lieberman, as part of the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2011.  Right now one-fifth of the world’s vertebrates are classi....

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01:27:00

Neuroscience of emotion

by Various Presenters
Neuroscience of emotion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1616 views
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Panel discussion involving Professor David Freedberg, Dr Daniela Schiller, Ian McEwan and chaired by Professor Ray Dolan FRS, as 2011.  Does emotion serve a particular function? How important is emotion in artistic expression? How do we study emotio....

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01:04:00

Eyes on the stars – Space as inspiration

by Various Presenters
Eyes on the stars – Space as inspiration
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1219 views
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Piers Sellers in conversation with Rona Munro and John Zarnecki.  Little Eagles, written by playwright Rona Munro, tells the extraordinary story of Sergei Korolyov, chief designer and unsung hero of the Soviet space programme. Under the leadership o....

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01:18:00

Rocket Science! UK & Russia in orbit

by Helen Sharman
Rocket Science! UK & Russia in orbit
for 14-19 and upwards,
DiscussionsLectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1115 views
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From the first human manned space flight piloted by Yuri Gagarin on Vostok 1 in 1961 and the first spacewalk outside a space craft in 1965 by Cosmonaut, Alexey Leonov, Soviet engineers and cosmonauts have made their mark in manned space travel.  Joi....

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01:30:00

Would like to meet…

by Anna Machin
Would like to meet…
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1122 views
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What do women want? What do men want? The question of what we find attractive has been asked worldwide for centuries. The importance of being attractive to the opposite sex has increased dramatically in recent times for both men and women. This event....

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00:12:00

Art Therapy- Women and aging project

by Various Presenters
Art Therapy- Women and aging project
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1586 views
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The art work shown in this film emerged from a closed interactive-style experiential art group. The women were active in the production of collective knowledge, as well as active in interrogating their own, very particular, feelings about the process....

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00:08:00

Guildford Grange – Women and ageing project

by Monica Fernandez
Guildford Grange – Women and ageing project
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1454 views
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The women at Guildford Grange Extra Care Scheme spent several weeks with Monica Fernandez photographing their everyday lives. In keeping with their statement that they are “too old to take ourselves seriously”, they decided to take this to extrem....

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00:05:00

The Green Estate

by Laura Pannack
The Green Estate
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 970 views
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The Green Estate volunteers don’t normally meet together as a group so photographer Laura Pannack worked with the women individually to identify the places where they felt happy and at ease. They also used project cameras to take photos of their ev....

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00:25:00

Photo therapy – women and ageing

by Various Presenters
Photo therapy – women and ageing
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1355 views
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A group of older women met in a series of six day long workshops, led by Rosy Martin. They were invited to make, then talk about, their own alternative photographic diaries on age and ageing. Images which challenge stereotypes of ageing were created,....

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00:12:00

Rise of the Russian Cinema

by Oliver Johnson
Rise of the Russian Cinema
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1487 views
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Discusses how Russia now makes its own Hollywood style blockbuster while retaining its cultural identity

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00:36:00

Wobbly bridges, inkjets and microbubbles

by Various Presenters
Wobbly bridges, inkjets and microbubbles
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1331 views
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A panel of 3 academics answer questions from school-children about their lives and research

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01:02:00

Geoengineering: a brave new world?

by Various Presenters
Geoengineering: a brave new world?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1153 views
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This is a very new and rapidly developing area of science and technology and the proposals range from placing giant mirrors in space to reflect sunlight to fertilising the oceans with nutrients in order to produce more phytoplankton to soak up atmosp....

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00:25:00

Women in Nanotechnology

by Various Presenters
Women in Nanotechnology
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1341 views
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The Women in Nanotechnology project (WomenInNano) was a 3 year EU Research Project with the aim of finding out ways to support and encourage women working in Nanotechnology. In 2008 the Vega Science Trust was asked to make a short film documenting th....

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00:59:00

The Epidemic of Mad Cow Disease (BSE) in the UK

by Roy Anderson
The Epidemic of Mad Cow Disease (BSE) in the UK
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1346 views
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Roy discusses the disturbing events of the then (1997) recent history of the BSE epidemic and some of the crucial mistakes which contributed to the epidemic are highlighted.

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00:29:00

Life in Space

by Helen Sharman
Life in Space
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1163 views
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Helen Sharman, the UK's first astronaut, gives a vibrant account of her personal experience of life in space using models and film to illustrate the key scientific concepts involved in spaceflight. Among other things she discusses the way Newton's Th....

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00:29:00

Nanotechnology

by Various Presenters
Nanotechnology
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1154 views
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What is nanotechnology? Will it change the world, as some have promised? What is all this about molecular machines in our blood? Let the Next Big Thing video on Nanotechnology explain all!

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00:29:00

Risk – How good are we at assessing it?

by Various Presenters
Risk – How good are we at assessing it?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1317 views
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A presentation assessing and explaining risk without causing unjustified panic and a discussion on the role of science in risk assessment, prevention and communication.

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00:29:00

The Theory of Everything

by Various Presenters
The Theory of Everything
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1104 views
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Are we on the verge of that holy grail of science, a single theory that explains everything from planets to atomic particles, and if we ever get there, will it be the end, or the beginning of physics?  Physicists have theories covering everything fr....

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00:29:00

Endless Energy

by Various Presenters
Endless Energy
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1397 views
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How green are you prepared to be? Burning fossil fuel is choking our planet with carbon dioxide, but would you stop using petrol or allow wind farms to be built in your back yard? Is it finally time for renewable energy to stop being the alternative ....

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00:29:00

Predicting Personality

by Various Presenters
Predicting Personality
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1852 views
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To what extent is our personality dictated by our genetic makeup? Groundbreaking new research in the fields of genetics and MRI Scanning are only now making it possible to tackle these questions, and the results are sometimes surprising. What makes u....

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00:29:00

Eyes in the Skies

by Various Presenters
Eyes in the Skies
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1374 views
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We are being watched. A bewildering array of sensors are remotely observing everything on earth, from crops in Africa to the car parked outside your house. Will these aerial observations help us to save the Earth, or is science beginning to see too f....

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00:29:00

The End of Evolution?

by Various Presenters
The End of Evolution?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1158 views
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Have advances in modern medicine put an end to evolution in humans? If not, how is the human race evolving?

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00:29:00

Antimatter

by Various Presenters
Antimatter
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1523 views
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What is antimatter? What does it tell us about the structure of our universe? Can we ever detect it?

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00:29:00

Machines with Minds

by Various Presenters
Machines with Minds
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1299 views
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Real moving, interacting robots is one promising direction in artificial intelligence. But what about the original hope of matching human performance, and what has A.I. told us about the human brain? When science of artificial intelligence was launch....

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00:29:00

Mobile Phones – Safe?

by Various Presenters
Mobile Phones – Safe?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1125 views
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A presentation discussing the science of mobile phones and associated radiation. Are mobile phones safe?

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00:15:00

Superfluidity in Helium 3 – Nobel Physics Prize 1996

by Various Presenters
Superfluidity in Helium 3 – Nobel Physics Prize 1996
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1301 views
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Together Osheroff and Richardson talk about their different scientific research backgrounds which leads a fascinating discussion on their joint work for the Noble Prize.

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